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

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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 ...
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Clarification about logging

For some time, I've been confused about computer message logging. As the article on Wikipedia said, Syslog is a standard for computer message logging. So are there any other standars beside syslog? ...
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logging of data traffic to follow cyber law

I have connected my ubuntu 14.04 computer to a "mirrored" port on my firewall, so that I can see all traffic on the network. I use this today to see who uses our bandwidth with NTOPNG. but since I ...
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How to log DNS queries from my home network?

I want to log all DNS lookups from computers on my home wireless network. What's the best way to do this? Options I know of: Using OpenDNS and let it log queries for me. However, in order to then ...
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Disable Logging on Raspian/Debian

I want to stop my Raspberry Pi to create System-wide Logs in Order to save Memory Space. Is there a Way to disable Logrotate? I Hope You can help me
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Most efficient log “echo date”?

My coworkers write scripts with lines like this: echo "nightly $MACHINE restart begins at" `date` Which outputs something like this: nightly whitestar restart begins at Mon Oct 13 22:05:01 EDT ...
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How to log screen power off/lock

I want to log screen power off/lock events. A substitute would be to log mouse/keyboard idling (from which display powering off can be inferred. I ask because I frequently find the fan going full ...
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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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iptables - I'm losing control over the box by adding new rule to the config

My set up is the following: Internet uplink (200Mbit) DMZ (1GB ethernet) Internal network (1gb internet) Log interface My gateway is serving around 600 clients with 1400 iptables rules in ...
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Is there a way to determine when the last user logged in under Windows 8.1?

I came in to work and found that my desktop has moved around and applications have been closed down. Is there a way to determine when my computer was unlocked?
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Read history commands on GNOME 2?

Someone (old employee) deleted the history record and I am wondering if there is any way to read the commands executed by Gnome ? Thanks! FYI: Server: Debian 6.0 Gnome: v2
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How do I debug “X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication”

I have a problem with X forwarding through SSH. I've battled for ages, but no-one can seem to help. I'm now taking a different tact. I would like to know how I would debug the errors? What logs ...
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System clock seems fine, logs timestamp however are not

Managing remotely my VPS, I wanted the logs and everything written in my timezone so I could read easily when something happened. So I changed the timezone and now "date" command and such returns my ...
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Why PPPoE Connection fails with error 691 - ADSL2+ Modem

On Windows 7, an ADSL2+ modem is used to connect to my ISP using a PPPoE connection. 1-Username and password are correct. 2-The modem is configured to accept bridge connection with my ISP VPI VCI ...
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No kernel messages are logged to kern.log

I am trying to configure rsyslog. Ultimately, I want to have a log file of dropped packets but I can't get rsyslog to log properly. /etc/rsyslog.conf looks like this: # /etc/rsyslog.conf ...
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Why is CBS.log file size 20 GB

Two days ago I had a full C: drive, after which I deleted 8 GB of data. The next day the hard drive was full again, so I continued with deleting another 5 GB, and once again the next day the disk was ...
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Where Does One Find Logs of Pentesting Tools on Windows

I'm scanning my Windows 8 machine with Nmap and OpenVAS (from a different machine on my LAN and another one over WAN) and I'm looking for logs for the occurrence of such events in the Event Viewer but ...
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Windows server 2003 deletion of event logs

I would like to clear the contents in the security event (security.evtx) using DOS commands in windows server 2003. I get an error: The file is being used by another process. Should I stop the event ...
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Logging full network connection like in browser

Can I set my browser or download a special application to log/download everything that is going through network while browsing a site? When I open a website in Firefox, it downloads the files to ...
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how can i overwrite existing log file in inno setup

i am new to inno setup. I want logging information, for that I set SetupLogging=yes and I used following code for getting log file . procedure CurStepChanged(CurStep: TSetupStep); var ...
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Script won't loop through files like planned

I got this script that loops through log files, but I changed something and it doesn't work: #!/bin/sh n= while true do fname="trace$n.log" [ -f "$fname" ] || break n=$(($n+1)) done ...
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Find 350ms in traceroute logs?

So I have a bash script that creates logs like this: traceroute to -------, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 router.Belkin (192.168.2.1) 2.275 ms 2.263 ms 2.249 ms 2 ------- 16.961 ms 21.060 ms ...
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Obtain IP address logging data from firmware? other non-hdd memory?

Is there a way to find a history of internet sites (IP addresses) a laptop / computer has communicated with, without having the hard disk installed? In other words, is this data logged into firmware ...
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How to make a bash write to trace.log, trace1.log, etc.?

I am making a script and would like to write it to another file if that one exists? traceroute google.com > trace.log Any help would be appreciated. Also, i am a newbie, so an example would be ...
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Cobian backup error “The system cannot find the path specified” but the path does exist

I have started using cobian backup. Here is the log from my last backup. It should have backed up 20GB but only did 5GB. Cobian backup error "The system cannot find the path specified" but the path ...
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How can I disable Windows 7 MSI logging?

I ran CCleaner just now and found that it wanted to free 14 GB from my Windows temp files. I took a look and they are being stored at C:\Windows\Temp, and they are some sort of MSI log file. Google ...
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Access denied error with svlogd

I've setup a debian wheezy server and I'm using runit to keep my services humming along. I've also configured svlogd, but that's where I'm getting problems. When the services start I run "ps aux" and ...
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Colourized command for grep output

Hey forum! I have recently begun working with Debian and do so in a purely command-line environment. I connect from a windows desktop through puTTY using asymmetric encryption rather than passwords. ...
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Wireless Card Dumping Lots of Log Messages (13GiB+ over a few hours)

My USB wifi adapter (TL-WN822N running on Fedora 20 with the ath9k_htc adapter) seems to be working fine but is dumping similar debugging messages multiple times per second. The messages are so large ...
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logrotate unable to rotate logs, getting “No such file error”

logrotate is unable to rotate my logs. I have checked the file permissions, they are fine. I have even tried by putting "su root root" in the configuration file, still I am facing the same issue. ...
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LogRotate Custom Script Logs Breaks Script?

I have a daemon script I made that always runs in the background. It's setup to pipe stdout and stderr to some log files as such: python27 etl_daemon.py 1>>/var/log/etl/etl_stdout.log ...
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Transactions per second in a database (say PostgreSQL)

I refer to 2 documentation pages on PostgreSQL's site: #1 and #2. From these, we see the transaction log is flushed to disk 5 times per second (wal_writer_delay = 200ms), and we also see the RDBMS ...
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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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Capture output from quickly rotating log

I am dealing with a misbehaving third-party program, the vendor of which seems happy to help if I can provide them with the debug log. They told me how to turn debug logging on and off, however ...
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Check which string occurs first in a growing file

I'm running a remote executable which produces a logfile. I want to write a script to check whether the executable is run successfully or encounters an error. The way I can do this is by looking at ...
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How to set the GNU screen log file name non-interactively

I'm trying to parse the output of a screen session from a script. The man page of screen says I can use the command logfile, but gives no indication of the syntax to use when I launch screen ...
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List all conversations in Pidgin for one day

I got a lot of messages yesterday while I was working on something else so I couldn't read them. Then unfortunately my Ubuntu-machine restarted before I could see who was writing there. I guess The ...
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Logging/debugging the bash startup process

My bash shell sometimes takes quite a while to start, probably due to a lot of stuff happening in my various dot files (e.g. .bash_profile, etc.). Is there any way to properly log the bash startup ...
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Limiting messages in Centos log file

I have a Centos 6.4 server. I wish to view httpd and PHP errors in /var/log/messages. The log shows a bunch of kernel messages which I don't want to view. How can I either configure syslog to not ...