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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I log shutdown messages?

I'm trying to log the shutdown messages in my linux, I see "Asking all remaining processes to terminate..." and then there is a big delay, and then there is some other chatter and log messages which ...
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File is taking up a lot of space on server

I have this file on my Ubuntu server, and it is 12GB in file size. I don't know what that file is, and would like to know, would be safe to to delete or truncate the file? Here is the file ...
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ubuntu upstart permission error when writing to log on a non admin user

I have a simple upstart script: start on started network-services respawn respawn limit 100 5 setuid www-data exec node /var/testapp/app.js >> /var/log/testapp.log 2>&1 post-start ...
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Rsyslog outputting to custom log file

Can anyone tell me what I did wrong here? Here is the ultimate question: Why when I use the logger command can I not get it to output to a custom log file in /var/log? In my script: logger -i -t ...
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Logging incoming IP addresses on a specific port

I've tried tcpflow and iptables but I'm unable to do so. I believe someone is attempting to DDOS my open port which is a server, so that my clients are unable to connect. From tcpflow I'm able to get ...
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Exclude Specific User From '/var/log/auth.log'

I am currently setting up a VPS and was wondering if there is any way at all for me to exclude a specific user from being logged to /var/log/auth.log? Doing the same for lastlog and every other log ...
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Is there a way to automatically get track of installed packages and dependencies?

There are packages I installed using 'apt-get install', that installed also all its dependencies. If I want to remove it after some time, I would remove its dependencies as well. Now I do not trust ...
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Ubuntu Deleted /var/logs

Is there a way to restore /var/log ? I don't really care about past logs I at least need the dir structure so programs can write to their logs. For example I went to start apache and it failed ...
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Create a logging program

I want to create a program that logs all the processes started by the user and confirms after they are started. I don't want to log all the syscalls and other daemon processes. I have initially ...
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Are the .log.gz old log files?

I have a couple of .log.#.gz files. (the # is a number) For example i have a ufw.log, a ufw.log.1.gz...all the way to ufw.log.4.gz. Are these .log.#.gz files old log files that got compressed? What ...
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Ubuntu - Get information about shutdown

Today one of my Ubuntu servers shut down unexpectedly. Now I'd like to analyse what caused the shutdown. Where can I look to get information on the cause of the shutdown? I looked in /var/log/* but ...
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How do I save log files to another partition?

I have the following : uname -a : 2.6.31-14-generic-pae #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 15:22:42 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux df -h : Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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How to stop dhclient writing syslog messages on Lubuntu 11.10

I'm running Lubuntu 11.10 and the package installs dhclient. Everything seems to work fine except that it keeps logging huge amounts of unnecessary dhclient status messages (several per second, every ...
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How to make tail to convert ^M into CR?

I am using putty to connecto to my ubuntu and watch the logs. There is some device which is remotely sending logs to there using syslogd remote facility. tail -f /var/log/messages This will show ...
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Determine when Linux lost power

I returned from a trip and noticed that my apartment had lost power. I am currently running a small Linux server (Ubuntu 8.04) and had to boot it back up. Is there a way to read some log and see ...
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How to check Ubuntu crash log in last session?

My headless Ubuntu (11.10) crashed. When I plug in keyboard and monitor, I see an non-interactive cursor (no blink) on a black screen. SSh, telnet don't work from other machines. Ping works. I have ...
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Intermittent Processor Lock / System Hang

I have an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server that we use as a web server. It's a standard LAMP stack and our site is set up in Drupal. This seems to work without a problem for weeks on end. Then, out of ...
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Linux application to tail multiple log files (like OS X Console.app)

I'm constantly tailing log files. At any given time I've got half a dozen terminal windows open that are simply running tail -f . In OS X, the Console app is brilliant. All the usual log files are ...
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Where to look when the system crashes or something else horrible goes down?

My Linux Mint workstation is acting funky, it appears to be logging me out randomly, though I'm guessing what's really happening is that the X desktop is crashing. Maybe. How do I troubleshoot this? ...
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How can I view live logs on a Linux server (Ubuntu)

How can I view a live log on a Linux server, so that I can see new log entries instantly as they are being added?
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Can't cd into my own directory?

On an EC2 instance I have changed Apache's log location to a different directory than the default. This is so that I can hold the logs on a (non-boot, only data) EBS. However, I can't cd into the ...
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How do erase the contents of a error.log file but keep the file intact

I want to erase the contents of the file error.log (nginx error log file), but I don't want to actually delete the file. is this possible? running ubuntu
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How can I find / record the IP of a machine I SSH'd in from on, from the remote machine?

Is there a way I can log my logins on the remote machine when I SSH in to said remote machine? Though I'd only occasionally have a use for this, there are times when it'd be pretty handy (e.g. scp'ing ...
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Can I link log files to my web directory var/www?

Can I link log files to my web directory var/www ? so I have var/www/logs And then remove reading permission to others in my unix link preferences ? By the way can I change links preferences ?
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How can I log SSH access attempts and keep track of what SSH users end up doing on my server?

I've had a few security problems with a server of mine because a few SSH users have been causing problems. So I would like to: Track user logins and logouts Track activity of these SSH users, in ...
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auth.log is empty (Ubuntu)

The /var/log/auth.log file in my Ubuntu 9.04 is empty. syslogd is running and /etc/syslog.conf content is as follows. Any help? Thanks. # /etc/syslog.conf Configuration file for syslogd. # # ...
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How can I get log messages from the LAMP server on Ubuntu 10.04?

How can I get log messages from the LAMP server on Ubuntu 10.04? Should I install some good program on Ubuntu for that purpose?
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Where to find Ubuntu One logs

Ubuntu one does not synchronize files since I upgraded from 9.10 to 10.04. The preferences panel keeps showing "Synchronization in progress...", but files are not downloaded from the repository. It ...
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Enabling login logging in Ubuntu 9.10

On a Ubuntu 9.10 system: $ uname -a Linux ionut-laptop 2.6.31-14-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 14:04:26 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux the files /var/log/wtmp and /var/log/btmp are empty: $ ls -la ...
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Ubuntu: Application history in gtkwm/gdm?

Is there some way I can track all applications that were opened by a user during a gnome session in ubuntu? Do gdm/gtkwm keep a history of all applications that were opened in some log file?
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Logging communication between two VMs

I'm trying to set up "malware lab" described in this paper. So far, I've set up Windows guest system, adding one Host-only Network adapter, and setting this (sorry if the names aren't exactely ...