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

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Log bandwidth usage locally

Is there a way to log bandwidth usage for Windows (XP) computers? If possible, it should log this while remaining hidden.
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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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How can I do boot logging on Windows XP?

Where can I find a step-by-step boot log of my Windows XP machine? I'm looking for something akin to the boot log you would get in Linux (with what is running at what times, how long it is running, ...
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Are too many logfiles in the apachelog slowing down the server?

At my webserver, I have separate logfiles for all my over 250 domains. Is this showing the server down? Would it be faster to have only one logfile that contains all access-logs? Update: I will try ...
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Activate local logging of OTR chat sessions in Pidgin

I am Using Pidgin with OTR-encryption on Linux and Windows but those encrypted chats are not logged in my chat history. Is it possible to activate the chatlog for chats, that are done with OTR-...
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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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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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Is it possible to log a program's network activity in Windows 7?

Does anyone know of a program or way to log all network activity to a specific program on one's computer (program and/or service)? I know I can see this "live" in Resource Monitor, but I'm wondering ...
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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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Can I list file names (or their parent directories) that were recently deleted using rm in OS X?

Is it possible to find out which files and directories have recently been deleted by rm in OS X? Or failing that, is it possible to find which parent directories have had files or directories within ...
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Is there any program which will keep a 'log' of what I do on my computer? [closed]

I want to keep a log of what I do (yes, this is for me). I want to know the websites i've been to, the files i've opened, the programs i've started, etc.. Ideally I would want to be able to search ...
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Log disk write activity of a process [closed]

Is there a program that allows me to log/monitor/view the disk write activity of a process? For example, it would be able to log all files on disk that the process has created/modified.
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How to monitor and log WLAN status

I'm looking for program that can do following: Monitor WLAN signal strength Monitor WLAN signal quality Monitor WLAN speed (e.g. 54Mbps, or 1Mbps) Monitor channel on which WLAN card is currently ...
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Log of installations in XP?

Does XP keep a log of application installations with version numbers of the installations? I would like to know when MSI based installations took place and what versions were installed.
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Monitoring/logging a malfunctioning internet connection

I have a mysterious internet connection problem: Every 15-20 minutes, the connection will become very slow, and take 2-3 minutes for anything to load. I've had a technician from the ISP over here to ...