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 monitoring with zabbix

I'm trying to monitor a log file and to get alerts based on regular expression. using zabbix 2.4.5 this is the log item that i created and this is the trigger as you can see i created the item ...
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Powershell script to be called by serveral servers to copy log files to remote location

We have several servers that save log files locally and I'm trying to automate logging to a single network location with a name of the parent folder where log files are stored and date modified time ...
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Ubuntu/Linux: Capture output of a command to rotated files?

I'd like to capture the output of a serial terminal to rotated files. What's the simplest way to do this? So, command | solution would yield a directory full of rotated output files. I can use tee to ...
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List of files that control logging and the corresponding log files OSX

The title should be clear. However, some logging done by syslogd can be controlled using asl.conf. Where can I find a list of files that control all the other log files that come as standard? (not ...
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Stopping multiple IPs from getting logged on iptables log

I want to log all dropped packets with my iptables (by default all except ssh), but I want to exclude the local network IPs as well as 0.0.0.0, 255.255.255.255 and 192.168.0.255 from appearing in the ...
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View when cookies or temp files where used last

I was wondering if it is possible to view when a cookie or tmp file was last used by the internet. For example, if the cookie was used yesterday could I see that in properties or log it in a text ...
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How does a router's security log “log overrun” work?

(I have the MI424WR Rev. E, so the logs are stored in the router's ram, meaning the memory will not be deleted if I reboot the router) By definition, the router's "log overrun" deletes old log ...
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Folder Redirection log not appearing

I followed the directions posted on TechNet for enabling folder redirecting logging on the client computer. Unfortunately, I do see any fdeploy.log folder in the "usermode" folder. Does anyone know ...
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Graph activity from logs on a timeline

With an input of a large list of timestamps representing some activity occurring over time, I'd like to have a visual graph or representation of frequency (either clusters of thin lines, or a line ...
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Why don't I see new apache2 access log messages for a (wsgi) request?

This week I installed a simple Ubuntu 14.04 server on which I host a new website (which I built with Flask). The website works fine without any problems. I now wanted to check out the access log, in ...
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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 i'...
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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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“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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URL Logging on home network

I am interested in knowing what websites my teenage boy is going to from his Chromebook connected wireless to my home network. I have been open with him and have told him that I am not censoring him, ...
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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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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 requests....
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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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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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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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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 dfs....
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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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Is there any way to log incorrect password attempts on Wi-Fi networks

I’d like to monitor if clients attempt to connect to a Wi-Fi network using an incorrect WPA key. Are there any access points that log such attempts? Is this something that could be observed with a ...
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All windows minimized every 12.3 seconds then a mouse click emitted

Yep, it's pretty specific, I know.. I have a user that has this issue: While using his laptop (ThinkPad T420) and having any number of windows opened, something will close them every 12.3 seconds (...
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Creating a log file for my ffmpeg output

I am trying to find out why my rtsp dos command using FFMPEG is 'freezing'. Ihave been told I would have more luck on SuperUser but I have been told to produce a log file 1st. I have looked and I ...
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Monitor SSD read/write activity on Windows

I read on http://www.outsidethebox.ms/why-windows-8-defragments-your-ssd-and-how-you-can-avoid-this/ that windows scheduled defragmentation may accidentally defragment the SSD drives because of a ...