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    Is it possible to know who accessed


    a file?

    For example, if some file is marked read only for everyone, and someone copies it, is it possible to track him down?

    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by statt View Post
    a file?

    For example, if some file is marked read only for everyone, and someone copies it, is it possible to track him down?

    thanks
    interesting one..i don't whether we have any security tools for this...
    file does have info. about create / modify/ access time (but not who did it ) and it's owner id....
    but i don't think u can track him just beacuse the copied the file.
    may be, try and compare file last access time with the persons logged in and log out ...but with this we can only assume...
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    thanks Lakshmipathi...

    just wondered if there are built in tools in linux distribution for this....

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