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Monitors file changes using MD5 checksums

'nabou' monitors changes to files and directories on your system using MD5 checksums. It can also watch crontabs, suid files, and user accounts for changes. It stores all data in standard dbm databases. 'nabou' is highly configurable; you can exclude files from being checked, configure which file attributes it should look for, use custom checks, and more.



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Janet Casey

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5 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

Thomas Linden Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteCrypt_CBC; Crypt_DES; Crypt_IDEA; Crypt_Blowfish
Required to useDigest_MD5
Required to usePerl
Required to useConfig-General (


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