SOL-11.1-010100 - The audit records must provide data for all auditable events defined at the organizational level for the organization-defined information system components.


Without auditing, individual system accesses cannot be tracked, and malicious activity cannot be detected and traced back to an individual account.

Without accurate time stamps, source, user, and activity information, malicious activity cannot be accurately tracked.

Without an audit reduction and reporting capability, users find it difficult to identify specific patterns of attack.


The Audit Control profile is required.

This action applies to the global zone only. Determine the zone that you are currently securing.

# zonename

If the command output is 'global', this action applies.

If auditing has been disabled, it must be enabled with the following command:

# pfexec audit -s

Supportive Information

The following resource is also helpful.

This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: Audit and Accountability.This control applies to the following type of system Unix.