The act of recording actions, requests, and other meaningful data in a computer. Often used for troubleshooting kernels, servers, etc.

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Script won't loop through files like planned

I got this script that loops through log files, but I changed something ant dot doesn't work: #!/bin/sh n= while true do fname="trace$n.log" [ -f "$fname" ] || break n=$(($n+1)) done ...
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Find 350ms in traceroute logs?

So I have a bash script that creates logs like this: traceroute to -------, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 router.Belkin (192.168.2.1) 2.275 ms 2.263 ms 2.249 ms 2 ------- 16.961 ms 21.060 ms ...
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Obtain IP address logging data from firmware? other non-hdd memory?

Is there a way to find a history of internet sites (IP addresses) a laptop / computer has communicated with, without having the hard disk installed? In other words, is this data logged into firmware ...
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How to make a bash write to trace.log, trace1.log, etc.?

I am making a script and would like to write it to another file if that one exists? traceroute google.com > trace.log Any help would be appreciated. Also, i am a newbie, so an example would be ...
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Cobian backup error “The system cannot find the path specified” but the path does exist

I have started using cobian backup. Here is the log from my last backup. It should have backed up 20GB but only did 5GB. Cobian backup error "The system cannot find the path specified" but the path ...
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How to log when HP LaserJet Printer is turned on?

This is embarrassing, I don't remember how to set this up. We are running CentOS. When the HP LaserJet printer is powered on it puts this message in /var/log/messages: Jul 22 21:45:33 hp4050n ...
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How can I disable Windows 7 MSI logging?

I ran CCleaner just now and found that it wanted to free 14 GB from my Windows temp files. I took a look and they are being stored at C:\Windows\Temp, and they are some sort of MSI log file. Google ...
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Access denied error with svlogd

I've setup a debian wheezy server and I'm using runit to keep my services humming along. I've also configured svlogd, but that's where I'm getting problems. When the services start I run "ps aux" and ...
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Colourized command for grep output

Hey forum! I have recently begun working with Debian and do so in a purely command-line environment. I connect from a windows desktop through puTTY using asymmetric encryption rather than passwords. ...
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How can I keep track of what processes create files in Windows?

As my title says, how can I log which process created a file? This process/application would have just created the file and would still be running. I need to be able to do this on at least Windows ...
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Wireless Card Dumping Lots of Log Messages (13GiB+ over a few hours)

My USB wifi adapter (TL-WN822N running on Fedora 20 with the ath9k_htc adapter) seems to be working fine but is dumping similar debugging messages multiple times per second. The messages are so large ...
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logrotate unable to rotate logs, getting “No such file error”

logrotate is unable to rotate my logs. I have checked the file permissions, they are fine. I have even tried by putting "su root root" in the configuration file, still I am facing the same issue. ...
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LogRotate Custom Script Logs Breaks Script?

I have a daemon script I made that always runs in the background. It's setup to pipe stdout and stderr to some log files as such: python27 etl_daemon.py 1>>/var/log/etl/etl_stdout.log ...
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How can I monitor log files and send “alerts” and “resolves” for my application's health?

I have developed an application that constantly logs error conditions when they occur. Many of the conditions (like network problems) rectify themselves after a short while. How might I use Windows ...
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Transactions per second in a database (say PostgreSQL)

I refer to 2 documentation pages on PostgreSQL's site: #1 and #2. From these, we see the transaction log is flushed to disk 5 times per second (wal_writer_delay = 200ms), and we also see the RDBMS ...
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Integrating Zenoss mails (data Logs) with MySQL database table?

I have installed Zenoss monitoring tool on my PC and I want to store every outgoing email from the Zenoss to a database. Does any one know how I can achieve this. I just use this server to send emails ...
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Capture output from quickly rotating log

I am dealing with a misbehaving third-party program, the vendor of which seems happy to help if I can provide them with the debug log. They told me how to turn debug logging on and off, however ...
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Check which string occurs first in a growing file

I'm running a remote executable which produces a logfile. I want to write a script to check whether the executable is run successfully or encounters an error. The way I can do this is by looking at ...
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How to set the GNU screen log file name non-interactively

I'm trying to parse the output of a screen session from a script. The man page of screen says I can use the command logfile, but gives no indication of the syntax to use when I launch screen ...
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List all conversations in Pidgin for one day

I got a lot of messages yesterday while I was working on something else so I couldn't read them. Then unfortunately my Ubuntu-machine restarted before I could see who was writing there. I guess The ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 - OSD Task Sequence failure on physical computers

I'm trying to deploy windows 7 with SCCM 2012 R2 to physical desktops and laptops. But the task sequence keeps failing, no matter what I try. When I try it on a VM it works fine. However, when I try ...
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Logging/debugging the bash startup process

My bash shell sometimes takes quite a while to start, probably due to a lot of stuff happening in my various dot files (e.g. .bash_profile, etc.). Is there any way to properly log the bash startup ...
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Limiting messages in Centos log file

I have a Centos 6.4 server. I wish to view httpd and PHP errors in /var/log/messages. The log shows a bunch of kernel messages which I don't want to view. How can I either configure syslog to not ...
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How to configure thin yml to adjust log level

I want to adjust the log level of thin, so it is less verbose on my server. In the config there are configured the fields pid: .. log: .. rackup: .. environment: .. user: .. group: .. socket: .. ...
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Troubleshooting large spikes in disk usage on Ubuntu server

I have a server running Ubunutu 12. Today for the second time, the disk usage spiked from 300GB to 500GB in less then an hour. The same thing happened Friday and after about an hour and a half the ...
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How to identify tab delimited columns in Multitail

I'm trying to remove certain columns from my logs, where columns are delimited by tabs. Here are some ways I've tried to remove the second column which didn't work. multitail -kc " " 2 my.log ...
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Is a Logging Facility similar to types of Windows Logs?

I'm learning about Linux (Debian/CentOS) for my Jr. System Administrator position. In my current module, it's going over Logging, and Logging facilities to be exact. I'm trying to get a grasp on what ...
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Does OS X log my IP address?

I need to know which IP address I was using two days ago. Is there any log file in OS X that contains this information? Update: And Chrome for Mac could store this information somewhere?
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Will the Microsoft SQL transaction log by default be enabled during install?

I was asked this question in an interview? Does it depend on version of the server or is it always same (enabled or disabled by default)?
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xbootmgr failing to run a trace, couldn't find a kernel logger

I am attempting to run a boot trace on a computer that is slow to log in using xbootmgr. It is a Windows 7 Professional computer that is on a domain. Based on the guide on this website: ...
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How do I monitor what my server is downloading? Is there a log of past activity?

At work I run a server that connects to the internet using a GSM modem with a monthly download limit of 30Gb. For the past three months we've been going over that limit. The ISP gives us a log of ...
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Start Linux process/script via web interface

I have a bunch of Java programs/shellscripts that needs to be manually started every now and then (mostly in the mornings), and stopped every evening (same there). I would like a possibility to start ...
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sFTP process ids explained?

Could someone explain to me the process that sftp makes when creating a connection and transferring data, on a control/data level? I know the basics about the ssh authentication and such, but for ...
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Cant install Half-life 2 on Ubuntu 14.04

Today I tried to install Half-Life 2 on linux but errors occured. This is error log: This system supports the OpenGL extension GL_EXT_framebuffer_object. This system supports the OpenGL extension ...
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Piping tail -f into awk

Greeting, I am trying to pipe tail -f into awk to monitor a logfile in realtime, but according to examples, there should be not problem but I can't get it to work. here is the command I'm running ...
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Grep for block surrounding an error message

I want to grep for the block of logs around a particular error message. Say I know my log looks like this: [----] I, [2014-04-10T19:12:36.294512 #1910:e93004] INFO -- : Started GET "/ems_infra/new" ...
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How to read a 51gb log file?

Well, it seems something went horrible wrong and now I do have a log file with a size larger than 51gb. Are there any (linux) tools that can read/open files of that size? I want to read the log file. ...
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suddenly windows 7 asks for username and password

I think my computer has been infected with a kind of virus or malware. Yesterday I locked my windows and went out of house, at return as I tried to use it again it asked for a password! (I'm pretty ...
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View computer program/Internet connection history

How do I view the history of all programs/Internet connections run/created on Windows 7 64bit? I have a server, and I need to view client logs to find out averages on my server
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SCCM 2012 R2 Task Sequence fails with error 0x80070032

I'm trying to capture an image for using in SCCM 2012 R2 to deploy computers in my organization. I have a build and capture task sequence set up and deployed it to my unknown computers. When I try ...
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Setting up an IRC server with persistent chat history and timestamps on Raspbian?

I have bought a Raspberry Pi which I intend to use as a 24/7 IRC server, probably using IRCD-Hybrid. Ideally, this server would have a persistent chat history (where new people joining the channel(s?) ...
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Linux SNMP logger software

I have an application running on an old version of Linux using snmpwalk to read data from an instrument. I am experiencing some problems with this instrument. Every once in a while I seem to get a ...
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Determine when computer woke up from hibernate?

How do I determine at what time the computer woke up from hibernate?
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Spreadsheet for Daily Equipment Hours

My goal on this is to keep track of equipment hours and have a daily report to reflect total hours and run time. I want to make a file with 31 days of worksheets in the workbook for the complete ...
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Utility to log which applications have been used?

We have a set up with many public PCs with a base installation of Windows 7 and MS Office (plus a few other bits and pieces). A small subset of these also have other applications such as Adobe ...
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What are the drawbacks to using mod_log_rotate and rotatelogs.exe together?

On Microsoft-based platforms, using Apache, are there any drawbacks or hidden pitfalls to using rotatelogs.exe for ErrorLog directive(s) and allowing mod_log_rotate to handle CustomLog directives for ...
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Apache restarting : “Graceful restart requested, doing restart”

On a remote host I have an Apache web server running, and I noticed it has been restarted this morning, as the error log shows : [Sun Feb 16 07:56:26 2014] [notice] Graceful restart requested, ...
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Can a TP Link router be forced to remember error logs after reboot?

Is there a way to make the error log of a TP Link router (model TL-WR741N) persist after reboots?
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Best way to view tomcat logs from web

There is a tomcat installation. There is need to view its logs (catalina.out and maybe some more) through web. There is a way to set up apache webserver to look into folder and return logs as ...
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Dovecot: auth: Warning: auth client 0 disconnected with 1 pending requests: Connection reset by peer

I've got these messages inside my mail.log from dovecot: Feb 13 07:06:49 xxx dovecot: auth: Warning: auth client 0 disconnected with 1 pending requests: Connection reset by peer What do they mean? ...