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System user tracking for login on email

System user tracking for login on email

For every Linux system orientated work, which going for development and production purpose, system admin need to follow-up system user activity.
But it is very hard to login every system for checking the user activity when you have number of systems.
You need to fix a policy when you can do every work without any problem with linux systems.
Linux system user tracking is one of the activity that has own importance.

I use this method for maintain my user tracking over email.
It is a simple method that you can add to your system is given below:-
1. You can add the following line for specific to user in their $HOME/.bash_profile
 or to apply this setting system wise then add it in /etc/profile.d/ folder as a saperate file

[root@localhost ~]# vim /etc/profile.d/
[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/profile.d/
echo "ALERT - User (`whoami`) Shell Access on:"`hostname` `date` `who` | mail -s "Alert: `hostname` User (`whoami`) Access from `who | cut -d"(" -f2 | cut -d")" -f1`"

Here you need to change only with your required email id where you want to receive emails.

- Enjoy


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