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Can AIDE scan a directory inside a directory the user doesn't have read permissions for?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I would like to use AIDE to help me verify the integrity of my home directory on a shared Linux system. I am not an administrator of this system. I have built and installed AIDE in my home directory and it seems to work properly. The sysadmin has set permissions on /home to 0751. This allows users to enter /home, but not list the contents of the directory (an ineffective security measure, in my opinion). For demonstration purposes, consider this overly simple aide.conf: database=file:/home/kccricket/aide.db database_out=file:aide.db.new /home/kccricket R Given this setup, running aide -i (HowTos)