UCF STIG Viewer Logo

The SLES for vRealize must produce audit records containing information to establish the identity of any individual or process associated with the event.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-89753 VRAU-SL-000900 SV-100403r1_rule Medium
Without information that establishes the identity of the subjects (i.e., users or processes acting on behalf of users) associated with the events, security personnel cannot determine responsibility for the potentially harmful event.
VMware vRealize Automation 7.x SLES Security Technical Implementation Guide 2018-10-12


Check Text ( C-89445r1_chk )
Verify the SLES for vRealize produces audit records by running the following command to determine the current status of the "auditd" service:

# service auditd status

If the service is enabled, the returned message must contain the following text:

Checking for service auditd running

If the service is not "running", this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-96495r1_fix)
Enable the "auditd" service by performing the following commands:

# chkconfig auditd on
# service auditd start