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Re: [tlug] Perl Q: how to check if a file is "busy"

Jean-Christian Imbeault wrote:
> Thanks for the info. I'm guessing lsof is not part of a minimal install 
> since I don't have it on my system. I'll look around to see if I can 
> find which rpm gives it to me.; rpm -qf `which lsof`

> PS Is it secure or is it something best left off a machine I am trying 
> to harden?

Hmm... is Apache secure? ;)

Actually, if you are paranoid, just make lsof owned by root and chmod
500 it. It *can* disclosed information that might be useful to a
would-be attacker, but so can traceroute. Your call.

Josh Glover <>

Associate Systems Administrator

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