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

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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 ...
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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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Logrotate treat all matches as one log

With logrotate, I know I can write configurations like this: /var/log/service/*.log { ... rotate 3 } Then logrotate will rotate any logs that matches the pattern. My problem is that I have ...
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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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How do I delete or disabe xampp apache error log?

My xampp server has an error.log file located at: "xampp\apache\logs\error.log". It has been increased up to 4.4GB. I want to delete it, reset it to 0KB, or disable creating it in the future. But when ...
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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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how to log dmidecode results using bash

I have been trying to write a bash script to log dmidecode results in the a log file. Till now, this is how far I got. #!/bin/bash for i in `seq 0 5`; do sudo su <<HERE dmidecode -t $i ...
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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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How to make a ring buffer for logs in linux?

I need a ring buffer - say 1 MB - for logs. I want to redirect a service's stdout and stderr to a ring buffer, and usually do not do anything with it. But when there is an error, i want to see the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Log Usage of Particular Programs

I'd like to be able to log the usage of certain programs on Linux systems. As an example, I'd like to know who's FTP'ing files out of the system or placing files in the FTP dropbox, and if possible ...
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Can't get HTTP request time with goaccess from nginx log

I've we websites hosted on nginx web server. I've added HTTP request duration to nginx logs, and nginx logs that data. http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_log_module.html I also have goaccess log ...
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Detect bad shutdowns in OSX

Is there a way to detect bad shutdowns in OS X? The best I can come up with is parsing /var/log/system.log for lines like this: 12118 Jan 28 21:51:38 localhost bootlog[0]: BOOT_TIME 1422492698 0 ...
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How do I change my face ID?

Okay, so does anyone know how to change or remove your face ID? I have windows 8 and I set up the face ID but the stupid thing cant even recognize my face half the time so I wanna remove it.
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Log Websites Visited With DDWRT

I have a netgear wndr4300 and have flashed ddwrt to it. Is it possible for me to do websites visited & by what computer name logging on this set-up?
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How can I use ausearch to log the IP of a user when they modify a file over SSH?

My team logs in on a development server using the same root password; we have not set up separate user accounts. I am now trying to create a log of file changes and I want to distinguish between ...
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How to run logrotate as a local user?

I'm trying to manage logs which are generated by local scripts. These logs are nothing but stdout and stderr redirected to local files. I don't have root access and trying to run logrotate as a ...
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uwsgi, how to keep log file size contained?

my current uwsgi.log file size is 365M .. I'd like to keep this file's size 50M max. uwsgi documentation doesn't say how I can do it. Should I use 3rd party solution?
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Logrotate error: No file found

One of our servers has a recurring error message for Logrotate. /etc/cron.daily/logrotate: ERROR No file found for /usr/local/Zend/apache2/logs/error_log Log rotation is working normally for ...
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How to log request for particular URL pattern in apache

How do I configure apache to log requests in the request URL matches particular regex pattern ?
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Elasticsearch index much larger than the actual size of the logs it indexed?

I noticed that elasticsearch consumed over 30GB of disk space over night. By comparison the total size of all the logs I wanted to index is only 5 GB...Well, not even that really, probably more like ...
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Why does this strange symbol appear on each line in my Linux boot log?

[154G Each line of my boot.log file in Ubuntu has an escape symbol that is two zeros on a top row and 1b on a bottom row surrounded by a one line frame, then the text 154G then the expected [ ok ] ...
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windows 8.1 crashes during game play? How do i find out whats causing it?

I just bought a near new gaming desktop. I7 3770, gtx 970 8gb ram so on. It was technically second hand. The computer runs fine for movies, internet and basic games. Everytime i play watchdogs on ...
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Suspended a user on WHM but still receiving chkservd / log still fails

I have suspended a user in WHM, but I am still receiving chkservd hang for that user. The user's actual access logs in cpanel are not that huge, so I am not sure what's wrong (?)
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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 ...