linux-rkhunter

Runs rkhunter and returns the results. In order to use this command, the rkhunter command must be available on your system. rhhunter is open-source software for monitoring rootkits on POSIX compliant systems.

Syntax

linux-rkhunter [ignore-error=BOOL]
Optional Parameters
ignore-error=BOOL
Boolean option to handle error (default: f).
  • t: Exits gracefully if an error occurs (e.g. rkhunter is not installed).
  • f: Fails if an error occurs.

Description

After running the linux-rkhunter command, the output fields are as follows:

Output Fields

FieldTypeDescription
targetStringTarget
reasonStringDiagnosis
descriptionStringDescription