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Afick 2.18 (stable) released

afick is another file integrity checker, designed to be fast and fully portable between Unix and Windows platforms.

bug fix
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* (windows) fix a bug : alias are case-sensitive
* (windows) fix afick_set_planning bug, use absolute path to afick_planning
* (windows) fix a bug in stat_secu : getpwent does not work on windows
* (windows) fix a bug in afick_planning.pl about commented macros (mail)... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2011-10-05

Afick 2.17 (stable) released

afick is another file integrity checker, designed to be fast and fully portable between Unix and Windows platforms.

bug fix
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- arguments for --list option should now be separetd by a comma instead space (fix bug reported by ...)

new features
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- arguments for --list can also be given in several calls

incompatiblities
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- search for default config file is now the same for unix and linux : /etc/afick.conf then afick.conf... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2011-06-09

Afick 2.16-1 (stable) released

bug fix
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- fix bug in print_digest (bug report from Andy Bach )
- fix bug base_checksum in degraded mode

security
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- rename set_planning.pl into afick_set_planning.pl

Posted by eric gerbier 2010-12-13

Afick 2.15-1 (stable) released

afick is another file integrity checker, designed to be fast and fully portable between Unix and Windows platforms.

new features
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- check_config warns about environment variables in config file
- clean_config try to replace environment variables in config file
- allow to work as admin on vista/seven (uac)

incompatibility
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- afick_cron now use sh syntax instead bash syntax (patch from Mike Muise)
- fix hostname call for non GNU unix in afick_cron (patch from Mike Muise)... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2010-04-21

Afick 2.14-1 : new debian package

there was a bad dependency to perl-tk in the core package

this new package fix the problem

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-09-28

Afick 2.14-1 : new rpms

the rpm package were built on a fedora 11, and there seems to be some
incompatibilities with older rpm

So I rebuild all rpm packages on a fedora 10

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-09-28

Afick 2.14-1 (stable) released

afick is another file integrity checker, designed to be fast and fully portable between Unix and Windows platforms.

this is a minor feature release.

new features
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- add quiet option, not recommanded (feature request from Kevin Crowston)
- (gui) : add command line options database,history,archive to allow analyse on another computer

incompatibility
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- checksum output is now compatible with md5sum/sha1sum commands... read more

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-07-25

Afick webmin module 1.8 (stable) released

this release use the new webmin api (webmin >= 1.470)

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-04-06

Afick 3.0c (devel) released

add new internal classes about the configuration file and data

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-03-30

Afick 3.0b (devel) released

use new Afick::Tst Afick::Gen Afick::Cfg packages

afick_archive now use only the new classes

Posted by eric gerbier 2009-02-02

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