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

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Extract logs from server using PuTTY

I have daily task to do in office. There are some log files which are created on web and app server using Java applications. I have to log in using PuTTY. Then I have to login to server (Web and App ...
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How Can I clear server log file to reduce memory?

I want to clear the server logs in Linux without having to restart server, so that I dont get Out of Memory issue. I heard that > filename would do that but that contents are stored to some other ...
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Event of file change

Good day, I have a cronjob that uses curl to get log file from server that only supports transmitting log via FTPS, and I know that this is not good way to monitor log file since every time the ...
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How to check a range of zipped files

I am looking for any ideas how to check for particular entry in given range of time in logs. If I am checking logs just from one day, I can do the following: more /var/logs/log.08.12.log | grep ...
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Logging when someone connects or removes a USB device to/from a Windows machine

I am currently trying to find a way to log all of the connections and disconnections of USB devices from all of the Windows machines on our network. This information needs to automatically be logged ...
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How to log services last status

I've been looking for a way to log the apache2 service in Ubuntu. The objective is to have a log (i.e.: /var/log/apache2/service.log) of when and who started/stopped/restarted the daemon. All ...
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Apache2 log to know WHEN the service was stoped/started

I want to check if the apache service was stoped/restarted yesterday, but I can't find a log to tell . Just access and error logs. Can you tell me how can I determine if apache2 service was stopped? ...
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auth.log time-stamps not ordered ?

We observe strange timestamps in the auth.log of an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. How can this even happen ? Dec 2 03:12:46 clusterinfo sshd[29157]: Connection closed by 183.82.1.229 [preauth] Dec 2 ...
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Logging All Outgoing Web Requests [closed]

I'm looking for a way to monitor my home network and log all outgoing web requests and record the URL's and possibly even the IP of the machine/device that made the request. I've considered using ...
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Which tools can log system resources usages in Windows/Linux? [closed]

I need a tool can log at least a few things like this: CPU load: (min/max/average) RAM load: (min/max/average) Storage size: (max/is used) Storage/folder growth size. AFAIK, Linux shell can help ...
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Monitoring a log file and send a notification (mail) when string is triggered

I want a nofitication (email) when the user-foobar is triggerd in the apache log like this 10.10.55.171 - userfoobar [21/Nov/2014:12:06:01 +0100] "GET /download/2719/test.jpg HTTP/1.1" 200 ...
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make particular service logs to be written in separate file in syslog.conf

One of the service is writting logs by default in /var/log/messages file. I want that service logs to be written other file. Logs in /var/log/messages files are being dislpalyed as below. Nov 20 ...
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Approach to providing read-access to logs

We have many servers (Dev, Integration, PT etc.) and there are a lot of tomcats running on each server. Our application is divided into components and each tomcat runs with the name of a specific ...
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POODLE - Monitor clients denied by disabling SSLv3

Is it possible via a log or something to view clients rejected by disabling SSLv3? I see the page comes up as "cannot be displayed" but I cannot find my request in any apache logs. It seems the ...
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Parsing XML log in shell

I have to parse a very large log file and I want to use the command grep (or any other tool). I am currently using PuTTy. I want to search for each log line for a specific string (let's call it AWB) ...
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Is it possible to change log destination for Task Scheduler?

I'm not sure if this is the right place for me to ask but I was wondering if it is possible to change where Task Scheduler store its logs? I have an .aspx that can read log files from virtual ...
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Are there any simple windows utilities to monitor a text file and capture contents if a “trigger expression” is seen?

One of our customers (and not an especially computer literate one) is experiencing a problem that we are unable to reproduce. We have a Windows application with verbose log files available (using ...
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Log every operation of root user (and sudoers)

I want to log every operation of root on my server. This is useful for debugging, or for setting up another identical server, and so on. I am searching for a solution for either centos or debian. ...
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Log last N lines with irssi in real time

I am very new to irssi (and IRC in general), and I have the need to log only the last N number of lines from irssi to a text file, but I can't find any information on how to do something like that - ...
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Delete logs after consumption: logstash

I have logstash watching a directory on the host. Every time it sees a log that matches the path I specified in the logstash config it starts to import the data into my elasticsearch cluster. Does ...
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How to append %fromhost-ip% variable to every log line in rsyslog for remote host logs?

I use rsyslog variables to compose log filenames. Variables %HOSTNAME% and %fromhost-ip%. Everything is OK, but the question is: How can I append/prepend these variables to every log line for logs ...
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Dbus invoked application logging

If an application is run via dbus, like for example indicator-datetime-service, where does it log messages (glib logging, most likely via stderr / stdout I guess) go?
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What does it mean when there are many POST requests to /wp-login.php in Apache logs?

The messages are directed toward the WordPress site on my server. These are coming from the access_log, and I don't know if this should worry me or not. There are well over a hundred lines of the ...
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How to clear content of a lot of text files fast under Windows

I have folder with logs. This folder contains a lot of log files. I cannot delete these files because server keep it. But I can remove content of every file. It is very annoying to open each file and ...
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Clarification about logging

For some time, I've been confused about computer message logging. As the article on Wikipedia said, Syslog is a standard for computer message logging. So are there any other standars beside syslog? ...
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logging of data traffic to follow cyber law

I have connected my ubuntu 14.04 computer to a "mirrored" port on my firewall, so that I can see all traffic on the network. I use this today to see who uses our bandwidth with NTOPNG. but since I ...
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How to log DNS queries from my home network?

I want to log all DNS lookups from computers on my home wireless network. What's the best way to do this? Options I know of: Using OpenDNS and let it log queries for me. However, in order to then ...
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VM Live Migration statistic tools

I've studied a lot regarding live migration of virtual machines. but i couldn't find any paper/reference/study mentioning any of the tools (they)used for logging or capturing statistics of VMs and ...
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Synology DS214se - Possible to find MAC addresses of connections?

I need some help to find the hardware addresses of earlier connected computers. Some detailed log file or something Can i do this somehow ?
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sshfs incremental log file caching

I am using sshfs to access logs of our application. Logs consist of old gzipped files and one current file where application writes to. Gzipped files are downloaded and cached localy after first ...
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Disable Logging on Raspian/Debian

I want to stop my Raspberry Pi to create System-wide Logs in Order to save Memory Space. Is there a Way to disable Logrotate? I Hope You can help me
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Most efficient log “echo date”?

My coworkers write scripts with lines like this: echo "nightly $MACHINE restart begins at" `date` Which outputs something like this: nightly whitestar restart begins at Mon Oct 13 22:05:01 EDT ...
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Which are good compression formats for an eternal version of a logfile? [closed]

I'm experimenting with logrotate and trying to set up an eternal version of a high volume logfile, e.g. /var/log/syslog, i.e. all entries should be preserved from the second the OS (Ubuntu 14.04) ...
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How to log screen power off/lock

I want to log screen power off/lock events. A substitute would be to log mouse/keyboard idling (from which display powering off can be inferred. I ask because I frequently find the fan going full ...
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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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iptables - I'm losing control over the box by adding new rule to the config

My set up is the following: Internet uplink (200Mbit) DMZ (1GB ethernet) Internal network (1gb internet) Log interface My gateway is serving around 600 clients with 1400 iptables rules in ...
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Is there a way to determine when the last user logged in under Windows 8.1?

I came in to work and found that my desktop has moved around and applications have been closed down. Is there a way to determine when my computer was unlocked?
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Read history commands on GNOME 2?

Someone (old employee) deleted the history record and I am wondering if there is any way to read the commands executed by Gnome ? Thanks! FYI: Server: Debian 6.0 Gnome: v2
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How do I debug “X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication”

I have a problem with X forwarding through SSH. I've battled for ages, but no-one can seem to help. I'm now taking a different tact. I would like to know how I would debug the errors? What logs ...
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System clock seems fine, logs timestamp however are not

Managing remotely my VPS, I wanted the logs and everything written in my timezone so I could read easily when something happened. So I changed the timezone and now "date" command and such returns my ...
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Alert when the Windows EventLog service is turned off

Is there anyway of getting an email/alert when the Windows EventLog service is turned off/stops? OR Is there a log entry create when this happens that can be tracked?
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Why PPPoE Connection fails with error 691 - ADSL2+ Modem

On Windows 7, an ADSL2+ modem is used to connect to my ISP using a PPPoE connection. 1-Username and password are correct. 2-The modem is configured to accept bridge connection with my ISP VPI VCI ...
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OSSEC threat detection to monitor Windows Services

Is it possible to use OSSEC threat detection software to monitor Microsoft Windows Services, and notify you when a service has been turned off? In particular monitoring if the Logging Services have ...
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tee got empty log after interuption

I'm using tee to log my console output. program | tee program.log As I'm running a time-consuming program, I've to interrupt the program frequently. This way the log is empty. Can I have tee flush ...
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No kernel messages are logged to kern.log

I am trying to configure rsyslog. Ultimately, I want to have a log file of dropped packets but I can't get rsyslog to log properly. /etc/rsyslog.conf looks like this: # /etc/rsyslog.conf ...
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Why is CBS.log file size 20 GB

Two days ago I had full C: drive after which I deleted 8 GB of data. The next day the hard drive was full again, so I continued with deleting another 5 GB, and once again the next day the disk was ...
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Snort unified log - empty file

I installed snort and configured snort.conf file. Snort is catching packets but not logging. =============================================================================== Memory usage summary: ...
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Where Does One Find Logs of Pentesting Tools on Windows

I'm scanning my Windows 8 machine with Nmap and OpenVAS (from a different machine on my LAN and another one over WAN) and I'm looking for logs for the occurrence of such events in the Event Viewer but ...
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Windows server 2003 deletion of event logs

I would like to clear the contents in the security event (security.evtx) using DOS commands in windows server 2003. I get an error: The file is being used by another process. Should I stop the event ...
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Logging full network connection like in browser

Can I set my browser or download a special application to log/download everything that is going through network while browsing a site? When I open a website in Firefox, it downloads the files to ...