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AUDITCTL(2)		    BSD System Calls Manual		   AUDITCTL(2)

     auditctl — configure system audit parameters

     #include <bsm/audit.h>

     auditctl(const char *path);

     The auditctl() system call directs the kernel to open a new audit trail
     log file.	It requires an appropriate privilege.  The auditctl() system
     call opens new files, but auditon(2) is used to disable the audit log.

     Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the
     value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the

     The auditctl() system call will fail if:

     [EINVAL]		The path is invalid.

     [EPERM]		The process does not have sufficient permission to
			complete the operation.

     auditon(2), libbsm(3), auditd(8)

     The OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security
     division of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004.
     It was subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation
     for the OpenBSM distribution.

     This software was created by McAfee Research, the security research divi‐
     sion of McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc.  Additional
     authors include Wayne Salamon, Robert Watson, and SPARTA Inc.

     The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit
     event stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems.

     This manual page was written by Robert Watson ⟨⟩.

BSD				April 19, 2005				   BSD

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