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Afick 3.0a (devel) released

this beta release match the 2.13 stable release.

the difference is the use of a new object class Afick::Msg. This is the begin of a major rewrite because the code is too big, and has to many global variables.

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-01-19

Afick webmin module 1.7 (stable) released

this module works with afick version2.13

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-01-16

Afick 2.13-1 (stable) released

2.13-1 version

new features
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- detect date in the future (Running)
- new directive/option : only suffix
- new analysis option stat_ext
- print dangling file as info if warn_dead_symlinks is disabled

incompatibility
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- (unix) remove udev files from scan

bug fix
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security
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- test for existing database and die if not... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-01-16

Afick 2.12-1 (stable) released

new features
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- (windows) afick_planning now send report instead summary and use LINES macro
- (unix) new MOUNT macro to use a remote database when using batch task on unix (afick_cron)

incompatibility
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- (unix) remove udev files from scan

bug fix
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- (unix) fix a warning with perl 5.10 on Constant subroutine main::S_IWGRP redefined... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2008-10-20

Afick 2.11-1 (stable) released

Afick is a fast and portable intrusion detection and integrity monitoring system, designed to work on all platform.

Batch task on windows (using afick_planning) can now send report by mail, by using the macro MAILTO and MAILHOST (new macro)

Posted by eric gerbier 2008-04-11

new packages for webmin afick

Three new packages were added for the afick's webmin

- a debian package
- an rpm package
- a source rpm package

note that rpm packages are installed on /usr/libexec directory

Posted by eric gerbier 2008-04-10

Afick webmin module 1.6.0 (stable) released

This Webmin module allows for Afick remote administration (in a simple Web browser). It allows administrators to consult history and archive logs, change the Afick configuration, and run Afick.

A new screen was added to configure macros. Some bug were fixed, and the code was full re-read and cleaned.

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-06-08

Afick 2.10-1 (stable) released

after a (too) long time, here we go with a major release :

new features
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* add report_syslog directive and option
* dynamic choice of database backend
* add report_url option
* checksum do not change atime any more if possible
* windows config file now use environment variables (Manuel Martin suggest)

incompatibility
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bug fix
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* adapt afick_cron to old shell syntax (ash ...) to fix bug with anacron ( Slass100 report)... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-05-23

Afick webmin module 1.5.4 (stable) released

this release fix a perl bug syntax on history access

Posted by eric gerbier 2007-01-23

Afick 2.9-1 (stable) released

2.9-1 version

this is mainly a bugfix release (thanks Manuel Martin)

new features
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- add -man option on afickonfig, to print full help

incompatibility
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checksum is now skipped on empty file, so will change to 0

bug fix
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- multi-line exclude configuration is fixed (was broken since 2.7-1)
- fix a bug on exceptions with globing and ignore_case
- on windows, checksum will not crash any more afick on some lock files... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2006-10-04

Afick webmin module 1.5.3 (stable) released

I add an interface to the new afick_archive tool, to allow managing archives : search, check, clean (purge old reports

Posted by eric gerbier 2006-09-26

Afick webmin module 1.5.2 (stable) released

this is mainly a cleanup release
but it comes with a new feature : it allow to check if new releases are available

Posted by eric gerbier 2006-09-07

Afick 2.9-0 (stable) released

new features
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- afick_archive.pl is a new tool to manage history and archive's reports
- a new option (--check_update) was added to check if new releases are available
- all install (tar.gz, debian, rpm) now use the same pre and post install scripts
it will allow an improved configuration update, with the use of "local configuration section"
(see at end of your config file)... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2006-09-04

Afick 2.8-3 (stable) released

2.8.3 version
incompatibility
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the follow-symlinks parameter behavior is inverted to match the documentation

bug fix
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afick_cron : VERBOSE= 1

upgrade
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for windows users, save config file, uninstall current release, install the new release

I change the software used to package on windows from "install creator"(http://www.clickteam.com/ ) to "setup2go" ( http://dev4pc.com/setup2go.html\)

Posted by eric gerbier 2006-07-10

Afick webmin module 1.5.1 (stable) released

Afick webmin module allow Afick's (Another File Integrity Checker) remote administration via a simple web browser.

The 1.5.1 release :
users can now choice colors for history and reports.
html forms now use post method
the html code was cleaned to more complaint to w3c specs.

Posted by eric gerbier 2006-04-25

Afick 2.8-2 (stable) released

Afick (Another File Integrity Checker) is a fast and portable intrusion detection and integrity monitoring system, designed to work on all platforms.

The 2.8-2 release is a bugfix release :

* default config file can be set in AFICK_CONFIG environment var
* bugfix : afick can be started by not-root users
* rename afick.cron into afick_cron (cron limitation on debian sid) (thanks Roland Kruggel)

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-08-18

Afick 2.8-1 (stable) released

Afick (Another File Integrity Checker) is a fast and portable intrusion detection and integrity monitoring system, designed to work on all platforms.

The 2.8-1 release is a security release : it adds warnings on strange behavior (directive change, init on existing database) ...

- fix date on control file to match history/archive date
- more general addrule sub
- improve auto-control on directives changes
- fix bad directives display, with a new uniq sub (get_list_dir)
- add a warning if init action on an existing database
- package for debian sarge

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-06-28

Afick 2.8-0 (stable) released

this release is first dedicated to security improvement, but comes too with a better tar.gz install, and a french translation.

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-06-06

Afick webmin module 1.5.0 (stable) released

Afick webmin module allow Afick's (Another File Integrity Checker) remote administration via a simple web browser.

The 1.5.0 release :
- add a better configuration tools
- add analysis tools
- support new directives

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-05-11

Afick 2.7-1 (stable) released

Afick (Another File Integrity Checker) is a fast and portable intrusion detection and integrity monitoring system, designed to work on all platforms.

The 2.7-1 release is mainly a bug-fix release, but some new directives and macros are also added :

* fix problem with mkdir (add -p) on src.rpm (thanks Sinner)
* add real elapsed time in timing option for afick.pl (thanks Roland Friedwagner)
* remove symbolic links from running testing (thanks Roland Friedwagner)
* fix problem with tar.gz install (afickonfig return code)
* fix bug on get_configuration sub for multi-line exclude
* add follow_symlinks directive to have control checksum behavior on symbolic links(Roland Friedwagner)
* fix bug with root dir on windows (thanks Jean-Marc Mongrelet)
* add macro REPORT
* add directive allow_overload
* fix bug for exceptions and quoted files... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-05-03

Afick 2.7-0 (stable) released

Afick (Another File Integrity Checker) is a fast and portable intrusion detection and integrity monitoring system, designed to work on all platforms.

In 2.7-0 release :
- new options (addpatyh, addlib) for afickonfig to help secure your config file
- the default max_checksum_size was changed to be faster
- new "analysis" options (stat_secu, stat_size, search) for afick
- add timer (elapsed, remaining time) on afick-tk

Posted by eric gerbier 2005-02-16

Afick webmin module 1.4.0 (stable) released

Afick webmin module allow Afick's (Another File Integrity Checker) remote administration via a simple web browser.

The 1.4.0 release :
- works with afick 2.5
- use the new common library afick-common.pl
- a "delete" button was added in history
- do not require CGI module any more

Posted by eric gerbier 2004-11-12

Afick webmin module 1.3.1 (stable) released

Afick webmin module allow Afick's (Another File Integrity Checker) remote administration via a simple web browser.

The 1.3.1 release
- fix a bug on configuration save
- add help on configuration parameters
- check if afickonfig exists

Posted by eric gerbier 2004-08-25