NAMEauditctl - configure system audit parameters
SYNOPSIS#include <bsm/audit.h> int auditctl(const char *path);
DESCRIPTIONThe auditctl() system call directs the kernel to open a new audit trail log file. It requires an appropriate privilege. The auditctl() system call opens new files, but auditon(2) is used to disable the audit log.
RETURN VALUESUpon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORSThe auditctl() system call will fail if: [EINVAL] The path is invalid. [EPERM] The process does not have sufficient permission to complete the operation.
SEE ALSOauditon(2), libbsm(3), auditd(8)
HISTORYThe OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security division of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004. It was subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation for the OpenBSM distribution.
AUTHORSThis software was created by McAfee Research, the security research division of McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. Additional authors include Wayne Salamon, Robert Watson, and SPARTA Inc. The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit event stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems. This manual page was written by Robert Watson <rwatson@FreeBSD.org>. AUDITCTL(2)