AUDITCTL(2) MidnightBSD System Calls Manual AUDITCTL(2)

NAME

auditctl — configure system audit parameters

SYNOPSIS

#include <bsm/audit.h>

int

auditctl(const char *path);

DESCRIPTION

The auditctl() system call directs the kernel to open a new audit trail log file. It requires an appropriate privilege. In the FreeBSD implementation, auditctl() opens new files, but auditon(2) is used to disable the audit log. In the Mac OS X implementation, passing NULL to auditctl() will disable the audit log.

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value −1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

SEE ALSO

auditon(2), libbsm(3), auditd(8)

HISTORY

The OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security division of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004. It was subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation for the OpenBSM distribution.

AUTHORS

This software was created by McAfee Research, the security research division of McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. Additional authors include Wayne Salamon, Robert Watson, and SPARTA Inc.

The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit event stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems.

This manual page was written by Robert Watson 〈rwatson@FreeBSD.org〉.

MidnightBSD 0.3 April 19, 2005 MidnightBSD 0.3