HOWTO INSTALL RKHUNTER (QUICK GUIDE)

  1. Download the later rkhunger version from sf.net: http://sourceforge.net/projects/rkhunter/
  2. shell# tar -zxvf tar -zxvf rkhunter-1.4.0.tar.gz
  3. shell# cd rkhunter-1.4.0
  4. shell# ./installer.sh –layout default –install
  5. shell# /usr/local/bin/rkhunter –update
  6. shell# /usr/local/bin/rkhunter –propupd
  7. shell# vi /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter.sh
    8: Add the following configuration to rkhunter.sh cron script:

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#!/bin/sh
(
/usr/local/bin/rkhunter –versioncheck
/usr/local/bin/rkhunter –update
/usr/local/bin/rkhunter –cronjob –report-warnings-only
) | /bin/mail -s ‘rkhunter Daily Run (PutYourServerNameHere)’ your@email.here
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  1. chmod 700 /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter.sh
  2. You’re good to go:)

Miroslav Mirkov

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