Auditing and Accounting on AIX
An IBM Redbooks publication
Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.
Auditing and Accounting on AIX is your comprehensive guide to setting up, maintaining, and troubleshooting the advanced auditing and accounting features on your AIX systems. Generously illustrated instructions will guide you through the steps to develop, monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize best practices for auditing and accounting in your environment.
In this IBM Redbooks publication, you will find an overview of what auditing and accounting can do for you, how to set up an auditing system, procedures for creating the right accounting system for your environment, and a summary of available third-party accounting systems that will plug into the AIX suite. A chapter specific to SP solutions is provided.
You will also be able to decide how much accounting and auditing you need to do on your system, how to size the subsystems to handle your requirements, and a list of rules of thumb to help prevent common mistakes and fix what may have already gone wrong.
This book is useful for system administrators, system security officers, companies needing to bill clients for system resource use, and any others looking for a flexible system to monitor system resources.