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    Cannot determine user of subject (polkit-error-quark, 0)

    If you are seeing this information message when running the ASL kernel:   ** (pkttyagent:4775): WARNING **: 17:36:11.999: Unable to register authentication agent: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.Policy...

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    Kernel firewall messages are displayed on console

    Some Linux distributions (e.g. Redhat, Centos) send kernel warnings directly to the systems console.  For example, these distributions may send to the console firewall log events (e.g. iptables, ip...

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    agent_control: ERROR: (1210): Queue '/queue/alerts/ar' not accessible: 'Connection refused'.

    If you are seeing errors like this: 2020/01/08 21:57:10 agent_control: ERROR: (1210): Queue '/queue/alerts/ar' not accessible: 'Connection refused'. Or 2020/01/08 21:57:10 agent_control: ERROR: (13...

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    Geoblock countries

    To block access from specific countries to a system, simply log into the ASL/AWP GUI and click on the ASL/AWP option on the left hand side of the GUI.  Then click "Blocking" and select the GeoBlock...

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    Fix rpmdb: Thread died in Berkeley DB library

    If you see rpmdb errors during package management (during yum/dnf/rpm operations) like this: rpmdb: Thread/process 10605/3765405599488 failed: Thread died in Berkeley DB lib rary error: db3 error(-...

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    ossec-analysisd: ERROR: Invalid integrity message in the database.

    To address this ERROR run this command as the root user on the OSSEC hub: /var/ossec/bin/syscheck_update -a Then restart OSSEC with this command: service ossec-hids restart  

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    Can't connect to MySQL server

    For example, if you get an error like this: ''ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on '127.0.0.1' (111)'' This means that OSSEC can not connect to mysql. OSSEC, a component in ASL, use...

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    Installing mariadb on Centos 7 or Redhat 7

    If you do not already have a supported version of mysql installed on your Centos 7 or Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 system, follow these instructions to install mysql.  If you are using Centos 6 or Red...

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    Installing mysql on Centos 6 or Redhat 6

    If you do not already have a supported version of mysql installed on your Centos 6 or Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 system, follow these instructions to install mysql.  If you are using Centos 7 or Red...

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    Firewall Logs

    Log format The ASL firewall will log a lot of information about a firewall event. A typical log entry may look like this: Mar 24 14:11:11 host kernel: DROP_ASL_INPUT IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=00:50:56:bd:7...