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How to install RootCheck on the server?

Please refer the following steps:

  1. Login to your server as root.
  2. Download latest version of  rootcheck  to the server.

wget https://www.ossec.net/rootcheck/files/rootcheck-2.4.tar.gz

  1. Verify its checksum for security

wget https://www.ossec.net/rootcheck/files/rootcheck-2.4_checksum.txt
cat rootcheck-2.4_checksum.txt
md5 rootcheck-2.4.tar.gz
sha1 rootcheck-2.4.tar.gz


The entries should match the corresponding checkum entries in the text file.

  1. Extract the contents to the server.

tar -zxvf rootcheck-2.4.tar.gz

  1. Execute the following commands for the installation of rootcheck

cd rootcheck-2.4
make all

  1. Run root check.

Once it completely scan’s  the server, you should view the results, after that further actions can be taken.



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