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

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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? ...
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How can I mark locations in a live log file?

I'm trying to diagnose a problem on my Android phone using logcat on my Mac. I've been piping the live system logs out to a file, then doing the six steps on my phone to reproduce the issue, then ...
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Logcheck: Any Shortcuts to Squelching The Spew?

I have logcheck running on my server, and it constantly e-mails me reams of warnings. I go through and manually add the regular expressions, but it's getting tiresome quickly, and worse: I'm starting ...
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Is there a way to log and view application run time statistics in Windows 7?

I'm looking for a way to collect stats on what apps are launched when and for how long they're used on my Windows 7 PC. Is there a native tool for that? If there is not, what are the popular ...
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Kerberos Server and logs

I'm attempt to set up a Kerberos server, and am running into some sort of issue with the configuration message. Unfortunately, the daemon refuses to tell me what went wrong; it tells me to "see log ...
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Batch or VBS to log transfer file type & paths from file share

Would anyone know how to record/write a log based on what the user has transferred from a file share?. I know I could use Wireshark, but all I need to do is write a line to the log everytime the ...
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Can I tell eclipse debugger to print to console/log?

Related question: http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/225243/is-printing-to-console-stdout-a-good-debugging-strategy We have something like this private int myFunction(int i) { ...
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Interpreting event log of Windows XP

I enabled auditing on a folder on a machine running Windows XP Embedded. Trying to read the security log (or any log for that matter), I get the following description for most events: The description ...
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rsyslog.conf only partly honored

I followed this description on how to enable audit for Samba (entry of Aug 10, 2009) and wanted to get all additionally enabled logging in a special log file (/var/log/samba/log.audit). The mentioned ...
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TextAnalysisTool.NET equivalent for OS X

I've used TextAnalysisTool.NET in the past for analyzing log files on Windows machines and found it incredibly useful. I love the simplicity+power that it achieves for dynamically grepping log files, ...
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What is a Simple Way to Log Basic Macbook Activity?

I would like access to the following data about my Macbook use: when it is active / asleep the active application at all times certain state information about the active application, such as the ...
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GUI universal timestamp-savvy log viewer

How to view some log file where each entry has a date or timestamp in GUI way? Example of log: 1390406139.123 msg1 1390406139.324 msg2 1390406139.326 msg2 1390406139.329 msg2 1390406139.332 msg2 ...
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How to log events in freeze time?

My computer freeze randomly on win7-32bit and I'm sure about this is a hardware issue. I can't find any solve for this problem. So I decided to find problem by myself. Now I'm trying to find something ...
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How can I log process creation w/ parameters in Windows

We need to log all process creation on a Windows 7 machine. We already know about enabling Audit Process Creation events on Group Policy, but we need the most information about it we can get. The most ...
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Need help changing where iptables logs to

I'm writing a program that needs to read in and look at the iptables log file. I know how to write rules for iptables and to make it log, but by default it logs to kernel.log. Is there a way to make ...
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Is there a tool like `cronolog` or `rotatelogs`, but also with compression and removal like in `logrotate`?

I want simple piped logging without config files or system-wide rules for periodic command execution. Are there any projects that allows to do that? Expecting something like this: ...
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How do I set up an Event Viewer filter to show only PHP errors?

I'm running PHP on Windows Server 2008. I have figured out how to log errors to Event Viewer. How do I create a filtered view to show me only PHP errors? Can I set up a view that only shows PHP ...
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Throttling respawn messages to terminal with launchd: is this normal?

I have a launchd agent set up using the WatchPaths feature. It looks something like <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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How can I log all my command-line activity?

I just had a Heisenbug that completely disappeared on me. I'm convinced that something funny must have happened when I compiled my program several days or a week ago. But sadly, my Windows (MINGW) ...
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Route Events Recorded in System Event Log to Custom Event Log

I have an instance of Windows Server 2008 running some specific services that support my application. There are events within the Windows Events System Log generated for my services but by other ...
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Log an entire batch file output

I'm using a command line script to adjust multiple settings on a computer. However, I would like to have the entire output to also be logged into a .txt or .log file. When I use my basic knowledge of ...
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Why will dmesg have message from user space?

you can use dmesg -u to see log from userspace. In my case, I have log from systemd and lvm. Why is this happening, why userspace program can print to kernel buffer ring?
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nxlog to_json output giving error on service start

I am trying to set this up (http://www.canopsis.org/2013/03/central-syslog-server-nxlog-logstash-kibana/) and am getting this error when I start nxlog: 2013-12-20 10:36:37 ERROR Couldn't parse Exec ...
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Logging VPN Traffic (L2TP/IPSec on Ubuntu)

I'm running a small, private VPN server for me and 2-3 other people. For bandwidth monitoring, and to comply with any possible DMCA or other government (re: new Canadian law) requests, I want to have ...
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Logrotate says “log needs rotating” and then does nothing

I have the following logrotate configuration, and a 2 GB /var/log/messages: /var/log/messages /var/log/secure /var/log/maillog /var/log/spooler /var/log/boot.log /var/log/cron /var/log/network { ...
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Where can I find evidence of changes in the amount of RAM installed on a windows machine?

My relative recently had his motherboard replaced at a repair lab. He currently has 2GB RAM installed and if my memory serves me right he had 4GB before the 'repair'. I want to go to the shop with ...
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How to log output of a part of a shell script

I'm looking for a concise solution for logging the output of a part of a shell script to a file. Additionally, I still want to be able to follow the life output on screen. From the man pages of ...
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Logging VPN Access (L2TP/IPSec Ubuntu)

I'm running a small, private VPN server for me and 2-3 other people. For bandwidth monitoring, and to comply with any possible DMCA or other government (re: new Canadian law) requests, I want to have ...
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Writing CPU usage by core and RAM/CPU usage by process to a logfile in OS X

I am writing a script that writes memory and CPU usage to a log file, every hour on a cronjob. The logfile will look something like this: "/n====CPU usage by core====" Core0: 59.05% used ...
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Is it possible to resolve a domain name from the browser history?

If an entry is removed from the DNS. Is it possible to retrieve its IP from a browser history? Is it possible to extract from the history all the different addresses I've been redirected to every time ...
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What is the function of the cimserver daemon?

I noticed in /var/log/messsages a process 'cimserver' was logging some interesting messages: Nov 27 15:33:37 lb-web-standby cimserver[2250]: Failed to deliver an indication: Cannot connect to ...
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How to make logkeys work over SSH?

i'd like to use logkeys to log keystrokes on an SSH'able Linux box. Logkeys intercepts a Device, can this be used for SSH access? Does an SSH session use a Device? or does SSH bypass this level of ...