[Dshield] strange bash history listing

Tony Nichols tony at mail.applog.com
Mon Nov 14 16:17:32 GMT 2005


Thanks for the info! I will look-up the syntax asap.
But I'm the only user who knows the password... there are other user
accounts, but they are set to /false.

Thanks again VERY much for your help!

t o n y

On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 08:09 -0500, J Lake wrote:
> On Monday 14 November 2005 07:49 am, Tony Nichols wrote:
> > Thanks for all the suggestions/advice.
> > I am still bewildered though.... I thought only root "logged on"
> > commands showed up in your bash history file (you know the up arrow to
> > see all the commands that you have used before).
> >
> > I will keep a close look at the logs.... don't want to lose my
> > server ;-);-)
> 
> This may be a dumb question, but is there anyone else who
> works with you who either has the root password, or can su
> to root?
> 
> Also, use the HISTTIMEFORMAT variable in your bashrc file
> to set a time stamp for your history file. You can check the correct
> format on the bash man page.
> HTH
> ~J
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