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Linux Essentials profiles in Server Configuration Monitor (SCM)

The Linux Essentials profile is the predefined profile for monitoring the essentials of your Linux system, including file system configuration, network settings, operating system and application software, and startup configuration.

Path Description
* /etc/apt/**/ Monitors all of the configuration files that apt uses as its sources.
fstab /etc/ Monitors the fstab configuration file.
* /etc/init.d/**/ Monitors all of the configuration scripts used to control services.
* /etc/init/**/ Monitors the configuration files for the init subsystem used to start services.
inittab /etc/ Monitors the configuration file for the initialization system.
* /etc/modprobe.d/**/ Monitors all of the configuration files that are used by modprobe to manage the loading of modules during the system boot.
modules /etc/ Monitors the list of modules to load at boot time.
* /etc/modules-load.d/ Monitors the list of modules to load at boot time.
sysctl.conf /etc/ Monitors the configuration file that sysctl uses to change kernel parameters at runtime.
*.conf /etc/sysctl.d/ Monitors the configuration files that sysctl uses to change kernel parameters at runtime.
yum.conf /etc/ Monitors the file that yum uses for global configuration.
* /etc/yum.repos.d/ Monitors the files that define the extra repositories yum can use.
* /etc/yum/**/ Monitors the files that store extra yum configurations.
Listening Ports Monitors the ports the system is listening on (excludes UDP).
Networking Items Monitors for changes in your networking configuration, including the system's DNS name and aliases, network interfaces, hosts file, resolve.conf file, and the nsswitch.conf file.
Services Configuration Monitors the services that are enabled on the system.
Hardware Info Monitors a detailed list of system information. List includes cpu (lscpu), general hardware (lshw), PCI bus (lspci), USB (lsusb), and SCSI (lsscsi).
Package List Monitors all installed packages for changes (both rpm and dpkg).
Kernel Uname Monitors the system's nodename, kernel-version, and kernel-release.
Block Device List Monitors changes to file system block devices (via lsblk).
Mounted Filesystems Monitors changes to file system mounts.