In certain instances it may be necessary to increase the log detail for the PwnScan service.
To do so perform the following steps:
- Use SSH and login to the sensor with the pwnie user account.
sudo suand press Enter, then re-type the password to become superuser.
- Next, type
systemctl stop pwnscanand press Enter to stop the PwnScan service.
vi /opt/pwnix/pwnix-config/pwnscan.jsonand press Enter to use "vi" to edit the config file.
- Locate the line referencing the log level and change it from "info" to "debug", then save the change and exit.
systemctl start pwnscanand press Enter to start the PwnScan service.
- Lastly, type
tail -f /var/log/pwnix/pwnscan.logand press Enter to validate the detail in the log has been increased. Use CTRL-C to abort the running output.
Increasing the detail of events written to the
pwnscan.log should only be be for short periods of time and only upon direction from Pwnie Support
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