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

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Auto execute program when usb is plugged in

As in the title I need to execute a program inside a USB when it is plugged in a PC. I don't refer to autorun. Example: I plug in my PC an USB which contains runme.exe (or .bat), a program that writes ...
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Capturing all messages that are directed to console in linux

Is there a way how we can capture all the console messages to a file that are coming from different applications in linux.
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Elasticsearch: How to disable field analysis for a field in a existing index?

I'm using Elasticsearch to analyze my logs. I would like to stop analyzing some fields and consider them as plain strings. Can I disable a field analysis for a field in a existing index?
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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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How can you tell who access the root?

It's freebsd: I want to find who type a certain command in root in it's history."xyz" for example. Lets say you have person A B C D and E. All of whom have wheel access. How can I know which ...
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Multitail: how to view whole file?

I have a big log file (10000 lines). When I open it with multital only last ~100 lines are loaded, so I can't scroll back and view another preexisting lines. Doesn't work because affect only on new ...
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Logrotating all logs in a directory causes date duplication

I have a logrotate config that looks like this: /var/log/update-job/*.log { daily rotate 7 compress delaycompress size 0k missingok copytruncate notifempty dateext ...
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How to monitor programs and services on Windows startup?

I am looking for a way to have a kind of a simple --verbose log of all programs and services activities on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, etc.) startup. Ideally it would show the name (and path), the ...
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iptables on openwrt router: logging connections to a host from clients on the same subnet

I am trying to setup an auto wake-on-lan setup using my router that is running OpenWRT 14.07, Barrier Breaker. My idea is that the router monitors any connection attempts to the host I want to wake up ...
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Winamp: Is there a way to know what playlist was loaded last?

I have a command-line script that edits Winamp's playlist. I want to save the playlist after the fact -- but I can't seem to figure out how to find out what playlist winamp loaded last. Perhaps if ...
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Calculate “The Latest log-off time - The Earliest Log in time”

I am using a windows- 7 machine for my work. I log in everyday, do some work and then log off. I take a few short breaks in between when I Lock (Windows+L) my laptop. I have to account for the number ...
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how to get Windows event logs in English though the default language is Spanish?

I want to analyze the windows event logs that is been getting generated from windows machines. The default language for windows is Spanish so it is generating the logs in Spanish but the tool which ...
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Excel - plot rate of occurrence of certain event

I'm analyzing logs where I have the times where a certain event occurs, example: t=1.05s t=2.25s t=2.26s t=2.35s t=3.40s I want to be able to plot the rate of occurrences/second in order to see how ...
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Logrotate treat all matches as one log

With logrotate, I know I can write configurations like this: /var/log/service/*.log { ... rotate 3 } Then logrotate will rotate any logs that matches the pattern. My problem is that I have ...
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“Created slice user-0.slice.” and “Starting Session 2025 of user root.” in /var/log/messages

Can some beautiful mind explain me what are these entries for "Created slice user-0.slice." and "Starting Session 2025 of user root." in /var/log/messages in Centos 7 please? [root@bew /]# tail -f ...
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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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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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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 ...