How to Install RkHunter on Linux Server

How to Install RkHunter on Linux Server

wget http://downloads.rootkit.nl/rkhunter-1.2.7.tar.gz

tar -zxvf rkhunter-1.2.7.tar.gz

cd rkhunter-1.2.7

./installer.sh

Now you can run a test scan with the following command:

/usr/local/bin/rkhunter -c

How to setup a daily scan report?

vi /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter.sh

!/bin/bash

(/usr/local/bin/rkhunter -c –cronjob 2>&1 | mail -s “Daily Rkhunter Scan Report” [email protected])

chmod x /e

chmod x /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter.sh

rkhunter –update

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