How To Install grokevt-findlogs on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install grokevt-findlogs on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
grokevt-findlogs as well.
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install grokevt
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install grokevt
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
Short description: scripts for reading Microsoft Windows event log files
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install grokevt-findlogs on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install grokevt-findlogs using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install grokevt
Because grokevt-findlogs is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install grokevt-findlogs package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install grokevt
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like grokevt-findlogs in this example you should use the following command:
yum update grokevt
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade grokevt
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update grokevt
To uninstall only the
grokevt-findlogs package you can execute
sudo dnf remove grokevt
GrokEVT is a collection of scripts built for reading Microsoft Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 event log files. Currently the scripts work together on one or more mounted Microsoft Windows partitions to extract all information needed (registry entries, message templates, and log files) to convert the logs to a human-readable format. This program is useful in forensics investigations.
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the grokevt-findlogs from CentOS 8.