The /var directory is used by daemons and other system
services to store frequently-changing data. It is not uncommon for the /var directory
to contain world-writable directories, installed by other software packages.
Ensure that /var has its own partition or logical volume.
Audit logs are stored in the /var/log/audit directory.
Ensure that it has its own partition or logical volume. Make absolutely certain
that it is large enough to store all audit logs that will be created by the auditing
If user home directories will be stored locally, create a separate
partition for /home. If /home will be mounted from another system such as an NFS server, then
creating a separate partition is not necessary at this time, and the mountpoint can
instead be con���gured later.