This documentation supports the 20.08 version of BMC Discovery.

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The tw_tripwire_rebaseline utility enables you to rebaseline a Tripwire database. Tripwire is a third-party software tool that monitors a specific set of configuration, system, and source files on an appliance. When you use the utility to rebaseline the Tripwire database, you accept that all files that are being monitored are correct. To use the utility, type the following command at the $TIDEWAY/bin/ directory:


You might use the script to initialize the Tripwire database, commission and configure Tripwire, or to run a reconfiguration procedure after the rebaseling process returns errors. For more information about rebaselining Tripwire and baseline configuration, see Baseline configuration.

User example

In the following example, a user updates the Tripwire database after an error. This procedure should be performed as the tideway user.

Updating the tripwire database after an error

  1. Check the items that are reported in the violation report and ensure that the reported changes are what you expected.
  2. Run the following command:
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