Lynis: Security and System Auditing Tool


Lynis: Security and System Auditing Tool

Lynis is an auditing tool for Unix/Linux. It performs a security scan and determines the hardening state of the machine. Any detected security issues will be provided in the form of a suggestion or warning. Besides security related information it will also scan for general system information, installed packages and possible configuration errors.

Scan Linux Fedora for Vulnerabilities with Lynis

Download the tar file from this website:

Extract the contents to the folder location selected and then open a root command prompt and enter:

(Please notice the spacing for the argument)

# sh lynis --check-all -Q

At the end of the report there is some useful suggestions to continue further with system hardening. The Lynis security auditing tool can assist administrators through the system security process.

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