OSSEC’s official documentation sucks. I managed to compile full installation steps (via RPM) for OSSEC in CentOS. Read more.
What is OSSEC? OSSEC is a scalable, multi-platform, open source Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). It has a powerful correlation and analysis engine, integrating log analysis, file integrity checking, Windows registry monitoring, centralized policy enforcement, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response.It runs on most operating systems, including Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, MacOS, Solaris and Windows. (source : http://ossec.github.io/about.html) Continue reading “OSSEC for CentOS 7”