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Dave Mitchell 01-04-2008 03:26 PM

My /var/log/ directory contents dissapeared!
 
On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 05:13:30PM +0100, thomas Armstrong wrote:
> Using Fedora Core 2
...
> This server is exposed to Internet
...
> I've just noticed that my /var/log/ directory contents dissapeared

Given that you're running a very old, and therefore relatively insecure
version of FC, my guess would be that someone hacked into your system then
did rm /var/log/* to cover their traces. This is just speculation of
course.

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Tim 01-05-2008 02:33 AM

My /var/log/ directory contents dissapeared!
 
On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 17:13 +0100, thomas Armstrong wrote:
> Using Fedora Core 2, I've just noticed that my /var/log/ directory
> contents dissapeared.

Is /var a separate partition, and is it mounted?

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