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

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Where can I view IO device history in Windows (8/7)?

Essentially I need to view the IO devices that have been connected/disconnected in the past, and when they'd been connected. If such logs don't exist, how can I record them? I was able to find ...
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An android app that could send GPS data to a server [on hold]

I am looking for an android app that could be used to track some smartphones, for research purpose. There are apps such as Family Locator, etc. However, these apps can only show you the visual ...
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Disable Apache logging completely

I have an old server running online with over 250 sites on it I am not sure, but maybe too many logfiles in the apachelog are slowing down the server? Now since I don't need the Apache logs, How do I ...
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Plot the data collected by sar in ASCII

isag in an "Interactive System Activity Grapher" that "displays the system activity data stored in a binary data file by a previous sar". How do I view the data stored by sar in ASCII on a Linux ...
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How do I delete or disabe xampp apache error log?

My xampp server has an error.log file located at: "xampp\apache\logs\error.log". It has been increased up to 4.4GB. I want to delete it, reset it to 0KB, or disable creating it in the future. But when ...
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how to log dmidecode results using bash

I have been trying to write a bash script to log dmidecode results in the a log file. Till now, this is how far I got. #!/bin/bash for i in `seq 0 5`; do sudo su <<HERE dmidecode -t $i ...
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Identify last linux shutdown time

We have a server running RHEL 5. Sometimes the power cuts and the server is down (the UPS handles only 30 min). I want to be able to to identify the time of the shutdown, in an other term the last ...
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wireshark save capture directly to file with filter

I am looking to have a long-term packet capture running to monitor DNS requests on my machine. I generally use wireshark for network monitoring, but since I am only interested in DNS packets, and over ...
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MacBook Pro 13 early 2011 random restarts and verbose log needed

I have a MacBook Pro 13 Early 2011 model that has been experiencing some random restarts (across OS’s Mavericks and Yosemite). I have tried almost every fix offered online. SMC PRAM reset, reseating ...
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How to make a ring buffer for logs in linux?

I need a ring buffer - say 1 MB - for logs. I want to redirect a service's stdout and stderr to a ring buffer, and usually do not do anything with it. But when there is an error, i want to see the ...
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Get Notified of Errors in Windows Event Log

I wrote a powershell script to make a database dump that I plan on having run nightly with Windows Task Scheduler. It outputs to a log file so I can make sure everything is working, but I want to be ...
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Show historic hardware changes in windows 7

Brief question: In Windows 7, Is there a log where I can see the ram memory of the system at different dates? Explanation: A friend of mine have detected some missing hardware (ram sticks) on some ...
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How to customize LogFormat for Apache Virtual Hosts?

I really need some help with this. My server has multiple virtual hosts, each virtual host has its access log, I need to be able to customize the LogFormat for each virtual host exist on server. I ...
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cPanel latest visitors log configuration file path

I was trying to change the LogFormat for the Latest Visitors stats to report clients' real IPs, but I couldn't find a path for it. I've already modified the LogFormat in httpd.conf file and now the ...
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Decompress logged GZIP binary data

In an effort to verify my app was sending back and forth with my server correctly, I had run tcpdump -w ~/capture.txt -s 0 port 80 on a server with proxy sitting in between to capture all ...
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Find the user who started a docker container

We've got many users who belong to the docker group. So any of these users can start a docker container. docker ps will show me all the running containers, but it doesn't show me which user started ...
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Non-domain log forwarding certificate types

I'm trying to set up a source initiated subscription (Log forwarding) where the event source server is not in the same domain as the event collector server. I'm following these steps. It states that ...
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What is “EtwRTMuroc System Trace.etl”

Using Windows 8.1 here. When I load the Resource Monitor, I notice a number of odd entries in the Disk section. Specifically, EtwRTMuroc System Trace.etl, which sits at around 1.5kB/sec. What is ...
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Create extra partition for /var on an OpenVZ

I have an OpenVZ Debian Wheezy and I've learned that it's generally advised to create an own partition for /var, in order to prevent logs from filling the system partition. My question is if it is ...
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Linux command line log viewer which allows auto tail AND searching?

I use tail -f in my Linux shell, to view log files, as I like how it auto-updates with the incoming text: I like to see the new stuff come scrolling in. However, I also like the search functionality ...
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Robocopy Log File Meaning of New File, New Dir

I've been learning and using robocopy a lot for the last few weeks. One thing I have not been able to find is good documentation on the terms used in the default log file. There is no header row in ...
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Finding who initiated command from a log?

I saw in log that someone initiated shutdown of our Odoo server. But that was not me and no one else has access to do it except our linux server provider, but it would be strange if they would ...
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Color lines in less based on content

I have a log4j file I am searching through with less and would like to make the lines for different levels of logging be different colors. Log4j has levels like DEBUG, ERROR, and INFO which show up ...
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Logstash log rotation in Windows

How can we configure log rotation for LogStash in Windows? Currently, log files are having over 10 GB data. Is there a direct way to configure the log rotation. Any help would be much appreciated! ...
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VPN Log Files Windows

I have a friend who is quitting their job. He is owed overtime, but the workplace has been casual about recording hours. He regularly signs out a work laptop, and will work from home via VPN. Is ...
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Control type of messages going to Boxsync log file

I am using Boxsync 4 to sync my file to Box.com and it creates a huge log file (~500mb) in which most messages are labeled as DEBUG and INFO. I was wondering if there is anyway to control what goes ...
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How can I track when certain applications are used?

I would like to record when certain applications are used. For example, if Firefox is opened, I would like to record the system time that this action took place. How can I do this? I've perused my ...
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Hadoop output during run — What is the number right after the timestamp

When Hadoop runs, it puts out the messages we've all seen many times. E.g.: 2015-03-30 10:09:08,750 [main] WARN org.apache.hadoop.conf.Configuration - dfs.data.dir is deprecated. Instead, use ...
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Seemingly random Xorg freeze

Since I installed Linux Mint 17 with XFCE I've been experiencing what I believe is a bug. Sometimes it will hang, at rabdom moments, regardless what I'm doing. The time between hangs can be hours and ...
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rsyncd daemon - how to minimize logged information?

I backup my synology NAS to a linux Debian server that runs rsyncd daemon. A typical backup session will write hundreds of thousands useless messages (sample below) to the daemon log file. Q: How can ...
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Volume adjustment logs?

Are volume adjustments stored anywhere on the computer? For example, if I move the volume slider from 100% to 80%, will this be logged somewhere?
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How to handle log analysis from several servers? [closed]

I’m stuck which way to go with log analysis. I have a bunch of small VM’s (web + database server) running with Ubuntu 12.04. Right now I log weekly into each machine and grep system logs and Apache ...
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Log date and external ip address with curl and batch (Windows)

I am having weird issues where my external IP is changed VERY often as in every 2, 3 minutes. I have a dynamic dns service in place that I update via task scheduler with curl called in a batch file. ...
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How to know which user removes other users files in same group in my CentOS server?

I have found out that there is a anonymous user in my CentOS server that removes some files that they have write and execution permissions for that group, So I am searching for who is performing this ...
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Is there a good way to generate from Markdown a HTML representation with collapsible subheadings?

I want to generate a HTML representation of a Markdown document with collapsible headings. By this, I mean that when you open the resulting HTML in a browser, you get a listing of the content under ...
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How to log HTTPS traffic

I want to log https traffic of my network without loosing certificates trusts and without a proxy. I need to log "only" source ip, remote hostname and data traffic amount. Should be easy to get ...
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Note: further occurrences of Parameter errors will be logged at DEBUG level Apache tomcat, How do I keep getting these?

I'm running tomcat 6, and I get a warning ONCE, follow with that note, Note: further occurrences of Parameter errors will be logged at DEBUG level, But they aren't logged anywhere, or at least I ...
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Is there any way to log incorrect password attempts on WiFi networks

I'd like to monitor if clients attempt to connect to a WiFi network using an incorrect WPA key. Are there any access points that log such attempts? Is this something that could be observed with a ...
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CentOS 7, logfile archives, and lighttpd

There's a service running on my server that rotates log files by appending the date to them and leaving the original log file empty. For example, with lighttpd, my access.log becomes ...
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All windows minimized every 12.3 seconds then a mouse click emitted

Yep, it's pretty specific, I know.. I have a user that has this issue: While using his laptop (ThinkPad T420) and having any number of windows opened, something will close them every 12.3 seconds ...
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Creating a log file for my ffmpeg output

I am trying to find out why my rtsp dos command using FFMPEG is 'freezing'. Ihave been told I would have more luck on SuperUser but I have been told to produce a log file 1st. I have looked and I ...
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Monitor SSD read/write activity on Windows

I read on http://www.outsidethebox.ms/why-windows-8-defragments-your-ssd-and-how-you-can-avoid-this/ that windows scheduled defragmentation may accidentally defragment the SSD drives because of a ...
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Log Usage of Particular Programs

I'd like to be able to log the usage of certain programs on Linux systems. As an example, I'd like to know who's FTP'ing files out of the system or placing files in the FTP dropbox, and if possible ...
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what is MAX_ALLOWED in security event

I was wondering to understand that what is "max_allowed" and "ACCESS_SYS_SEC" in security event logs in windows. I can reckon that max allowed : pointing at connection limit has exceed. but I'm not ...
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logging package in python - do_POST between two simple http servers

I have two http servers that talk with each other. the scenario is that serverA get a POST request from "outside" (not serverB, by: curl -X POST localhost:8888 ), then serverA sends POST request ...
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Can't get HTTP request time with goaccess from nginx log

I've we websites hosted on nginx web server. I've added HTTP request duration to nginx logs, and nginx logs that data. http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_log_module.html I also have goaccess log ...
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how to record all who that login to my linux machines and records them

I installed the package audit on my linux red-hat 6.x machine in order to view the recored of each user that log to my linux machine yum install audit kit installation from: ...
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Detect bad shutdowns in OSX

Is there a way to detect bad shutdowns in OS X? The best I can come up with is parsing /var/log/system.log for lines like this: 12118 Jan 28 21:51:38 localhost bootlog[0]: BOOT_TIME 1422492698 0 ...
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How do I change my face ID?

Okay, so does anyone know how to change or remove your face ID? I have windows 8 and I set up the face ID but the stupid thing cant even recognize my face half the time so I wanna remove it.
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Write specific text a .txt file with Batch script

I have a script that install several programs. I would like to write a series of batch scripts to log these installs. I was hoping to find a command that would allow me to select this text file ...