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

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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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Control type of messages going to Boxsync log file

I am using Boxsync 4 to sync my file to Box.com and it creates a huge log file (~500mb) in which most messages are labeled as DEBUG and INFO. I was wondering if there is anyway to control what goes ...
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How can I track when certain applications are used?

I would like to record when certain applications are used. For example, if Firefox is opened, I would like to record the system time that this action took place. How can I do this? I've perused my ...
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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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Seemingly random Xorg freeze

Since I installed Linux Mint 17 with XFCE I've been experiencing what I believe is a bug. Sometimes it will hang, at rabdom moments, regardless what I'm doing. The time between hangs can be hours and ...
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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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How to know which user removes other users files in same group in my CentOS server?

I have found out that there is a anonymous user in my CentOS server that removes some files that they have write and execution permissions for that group, So I am searching for who is performing this ...
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Is there a good way to generate from Markdown a HTML representation with collapsible subheadings?

I want to generate a HTML representation of a Markdown document with collapsible headings. By this, I mean that when you open the resulting HTML in a browser, you get a listing of the content under ...
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How to log HTTPS traffic

I want to log https traffic of my network without loosing certificates trusts and without a proxy. I need to log "only" source ip, remote hostname and data traffic amount. Should be easy to get ...
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Note: further occurrences of Parameter errors will be logged at DEBUG level Apache tomcat, How do I keep getting these?

I'm running tomcat 6, and I get a warning ONCE, follow with that note, Note: further occurrences of Parameter errors will be logged at DEBUG level, But they aren't logged anywhere, or at least I ...
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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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CentOS 7, logfile archives, and lighttpd

There's a service running on my server that rotates log files by appending the date to them and leaving the original log file empty. For example, with lighttpd, my access.log becomes ...
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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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what is MAX_ALLOWED in security event

I was wondering to understand that what is "max_allowed" and "ACCESS_SYS_SEC" in security event logs in windows. I can reckon that max allowed : pointing at connection limit has exceed. but I'm not ...
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logging package in python - do_POST between two simple http servers

I have two http servers that talk with each other. the scenario is that serverA get a POST request from "outside" (not serverB, by: curl -X POST localhost:8888 ), then serverA sends POST request ...
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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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how to record all who that login to my linux machines and records them

I installed the package audit on my linux red-hat 6.x machine in order to view the recored of each user that log to my linux machine yum install audit kit installation from: ...
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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 ...
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Logging when someone connects or removes a USB device to/from a Windows machine

I am currently trying to find a way to log all of the connections and disconnections of USB devices from all of the Windows machines on our network. This information needs to automatically be logged ...
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Apache2 log to know WHEN the service was stoped/started

I want to check if the apache service was stoped/restarted yesterday, but I can't find a log to tell . Just access and error logs. Can you tell me how can I determine if apache2 service was stopped? ...
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Logging All Outgoing Web Requests [closed]

I'm looking for a way to monitor my home network and log all outgoing web requests and record the URL's and possibly even the IP of the machine/device that made the request. I've considered using ...
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Which tools can log system resources usages in Windows/Linux? [closed]

I need a tool can log at least a few things like this: CPU load: (min/max/average) RAM load: (min/max/average) Storage size: (max/is used) Storage/folder growth size. AFAIK, Linux shell can help ...
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make particular service logs to be written in separate file in syslog.conf

One of the service is writting logs by default in /var/log/messages file. I want that service logs to be written other file. Logs in /var/log/messages files are being dislpalyed as below. Nov 20 ...
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POODLE - Monitor clients denied by disabling SSLv3

Is it possible via a log or something to view clients rejected by disabling SSLv3? I see the page comes up as "cannot be displayed" but I cannot find my request in any apache logs. It seems the ...
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Is it possible to change log destination for Task Scheduler?

I'm not sure if this is the right place for me to ask but I was wondering if it is possible to change where Task Scheduler store its logs? I have an .aspx that can read log files from virtual ...
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Are there any simple windows utilities to monitor a text file and capture contents if a “trigger expression” is seen? [closed]

One of our customers (and not an especially computer literate one) is experiencing a problem that we are unable to reproduce. We have a Windows application with verbose log files available (using ...
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Log every operation of root user (and sudoers)

I want to log every operation of root on my server. This is useful for debugging, or for setting up another identical server, and so on. I am searching for a solution for either centos or debian. ...
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Delete logs after consumption: logstash

I have logstash watching a directory on the host. Every time it sees a log that matches the path I specified in the logstash config it starts to import the data into my elasticsearch cluster. Does ...
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How to append %fromhost-ip% variable to every log line in rsyslog for remote host logs?

I use rsyslog variables to compose log filenames. Variables %HOSTNAME% and %fromhost-ip%. Everything is OK, but the question is: How can I append/prepend these variables to every log line for logs ...
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What does it mean when there are many POST requests to /wp-login.php in Apache logs?

The messages are directed toward the WordPress site on my server. These are coming from the access_log, and I don't know if this should worry me or not. There are well over a hundred lines of the ...
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How to clear content of a lot of text files fast under Windows

I have folder with logs. This folder contains a lot of log files. I cannot delete these files because server keep it. But I can remove content of every file. It is very annoying to open each file and ...