Demonstration 2: Nessus vs. SuSE 8.1
Nessus is a comprehensive & customizable network security
scanner. It rules.
Get it at http://www.nessus.org (*** USE SECURITY SCANNERS
RESPONSIBLY, or else! ***)
SuSE is my favorite Linux distro, but that's unimportant:
its implementations of
tail, syslogd, etc. are the same
as any other *NIX's.
However, SuSE's (default) application-configs and syslog/syslog-ng
configs may be different than on your OS of choice: YMMV
Host 1's Nessus progress:
Host 2's log output (/var/log/messages):