System Administration Guide: Security Services

BART Reporting

In default mode, the bart compare command, as shown in the following example, will check all the files installed on the system, with the exception of modified directory timestamps (dirmtime):

IGNORE	dirmtime

If you supply a rules file, then the global directives of CHECK all and IGNORE dirmtime, in that order, are automatically prepended to the rules file.

BART Output

The following exit values are returned:




Nonfatal error when processing files, such as permission problems


Fatal error, such as an invalid command-line option

The reporting mechanism provides two types of output: verbose and programmatic:

For a list of attributes that are supported by the bart command, see Rules File Attributes.

For more information about BART, see the bart(1M) man page.