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Re: [suse-security] Strange logs
  • From: Holger Grebener <holger.grebener@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 08:57:21 +0200
  • Message-id: <3BCA88D1.32B58033@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

It's updatedb that updates the database for 'locate'.
updatedb is started by cron as user root and changes
to user nobody before it starts scanning the files.

Normal behaviour I think.


> spiekey schrieb:
>
> Hello!
> I keep getting that entry in my /var/log/messages
>
> su: (to nobody) root on none
> and
> PAM-unix2[9816]: session finished for user nobody, service su
>
> What does it stand for, do i have to worry about it?
>
> Thanks
>
> Spiekey

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