setup SeSE seccheck tools



# zypper in seccheck

# systemctl enable --now seccheck-daily.timer

# systemctl -t timer

# systemctl list-timers

# systemctl list-timers --all


# systemctl list-timers seccheck-daily.timer
NEXT                          LEFT     LAST PASSED UNIT                 ACTIVATES
Sat 2020-01-16 00:00:00 CEST  11h left n/a  n/a    seccheck-daily.timer seccheck-daily.service

1 timers listed.
Pass --all to see loaded but inactive timers, too.


 # systemctl -a list-units "seccheck*"
UNIT                   LOAD   ACTIVE   SUB     DESCRIPTION
seccheck-daily.service loaded inactive dead    Daily seccheck run
seccheck-daily.timer   loaded active   waiting Daily seccheck run

LOAD   = Reflects whether the unit definition was properly loaded.
ACTIVE = The high-level unit activation state, i.e. generalization of SUB.
SUB    = The low-level unit activation state, values depend on unit type.

2 loaded units listed.
To show all installed unit files use 'systemctl list-unit-files'.


manual start

 # systemctl start seccheck-daily


now check your mails, there should be a message from seccheck


Daily security check v3.0 by Marc Heuse <Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!>
This is an automated mail by the seccheck tool. If you want to disable
this service, set START_SECCHK=no in /etc/sysconfig/seccheck.


Please note that these security checks are neither complete nor reliable.
Any attacker with proper experience and root access to your system can
deceive *any* security check!

Changes in your daily security configuration of suse15-01:

Changes (+: new entries, -: removed entries):

OLD: /var/lib/secchk/security-report-daily      2020-01-15 12:27:33.168119864 +0200
NEW: /var/lib/secchk/  2020-01-15 12:34:08.696119581 +0200
- fs.dentry-state = 119488      105900  45      0       4138    0
+ fs.dentry-state = 119374      105786  45      0       4168    0
- fs.inode-nr = 115340  470
- fs.inode-state = 115340       470     0       0       0       0       0