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

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Logcheck: Any Shortcuts to Squelching The Spew?

I have logcheck running on my server, and it constantly e-mails me reams of warnings. I go through and manually add the regular expressions, but it's getting tiresome quickly, and worse: I'm starting ...
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Is there a way to log and view application run time statistics in Windows 7?

I'm looking for a way to collect stats on what apps are launched when and for how long they're used on my Windows 7 PC. Is there a native tool for that? If there is not, what are the popular ...
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Kerberos Server and logs

I'm attempt to set up a Kerberos server, and am running into some sort of issue with the configuration message. Unfortunately, the daemon refuses to tell me what went wrong; it tells me to "see log ...
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Batch or VBS to log transfer file type & paths from file share

Would anyone know how to record/write a log based on what the user has transferred from a file share?. I know I could use Wireshark, but all I need to do is write a line to the log everytime the ...
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Can I tell eclipse debugger to print to console/log?

Related question: http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/225243/is-printing-to-console-stdout-a-good-debugging-strategy We have something like this private int myFunction(int i) { ...
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TextAnalysisTool.NET equivalent for OS X

I've used TextAnalysisTool.NET in the past for analyzing log files on Windows machines and found it incredibly useful. I love the simplicity+power that it achieves for dynamically grepping log files, ...
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What is a Simple Way to Log Basic Macbook Activity?

I would like access to the following data about my Macbook use: when it is active / asleep the active application at all times certain state information about the active application, such as the ...
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How to log events in freeze time?

My computer freeze randomly on win7-32bit and I'm sure about this is a hardware issue. I can't find any solve for this problem. So I decided to find problem by myself. Now I'm trying to find something ...
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Need help changing where iptables logs to

I'm writing a program that needs to read in and look at the iptables log file. I know how to write rules for iptables and to make it log, but by default it logs to kernel.log. Is there a way to make ...
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Is there a tool like `cronolog` or `rotatelogs`, but also with compression and removal like in `logrotate`?

I want simple piped logging without config files or system-wide rules for periodic command execution. Are there any projects that allows to do that? Expecting something like this: ...
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Throttling respawn messages to terminal with launchd: is this normal?

I have a launchd agent set up using the WatchPaths feature. It looks something like <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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How can I log all my command-line activity?

I just had a Heisenbug that completely disappeared on me. I'm convinced that something funny must have happened when I compiled my program several days or a week ago. But sadly, my Windows (MINGW) ...
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Route Events Recorded in System Event Log to Custom Event Log

I have an instance of Windows Server 2008 running some specific services that support my application. There are events within the Windows Events System Log generated for my services but by other ...
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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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Why will dmesg have message from user space?

you can use dmesg -u to see log from userspace. In my case, I have log from systemd and lvm. Why is this happening, why userspace program can print to kernel buffer ring?
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nxlog to_json output giving error on service start

I am trying to set this up (http://www.canopsis.org/2013/03/central-syslog-server-nxlog-logstash-kibana/) and am getting this error when I start nxlog: 2013-12-20 10:36:37 ERROR Couldn't parse Exec ...
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Logging VPN Traffic (L2TP/IPSec on Ubuntu)

I'm running a small, private VPN server for me and 2-3 other people. For bandwidth monitoring, and to comply with any possible DMCA or other government (re: new Canadian law) requests, I want to have ...
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Logrotate says “log needs rotating” and then does nothing

I have the following logrotate configuration, and a 2 GB /var/log/messages: /var/log/messages /var/log/secure /var/log/maillog /var/log/spooler /var/log/boot.log /var/log/cron /var/log/network { ...
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Where can I find evidence of changes in the amount of RAM installed on a windows machine?

My relative recently had his motherboard replaced at a repair lab. He currently has 2GB RAM installed and if my memory serves me right he had 4GB before the 'repair'. I want to go to the shop with ...
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How to log output of a part of a shell script

I'm looking for a concise solution for logging the output of a part of a shell script to a file. Additionally, I still want to be able to follow the life output on screen. From the man pages of ...
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Writing CPU usage by core and RAM/CPU usage by process to a logfile in OS X

I am writing a script that writes memory and CPU usage to a log file, every hour on a cronjob. The logfile will look something like this: "/n====CPU usage by core====" Core0: 59.05% used ...
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Is it possible to resolve a domain name from the browser history?

If an entry is removed from the DNS. Is it possible to retrieve its IP from a browser history? Is it possible to extract from the history all the different addresses I've been redirected to every time ...
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How to make logkeys work over SSH?

i'd like to use logkeys to log keystrokes on an SSH'able Linux box. Logkeys intercepts a Device, can this be used for SSH access? Does an SSH session use a Device? or does SSH bypass this level of ...
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Does windows7 log the files I've recycled?

Over the past week or so I've recycled and then deleted a lot of photos. I realize now that I would like to know the number of photos I've deleted. Is there any way to do this? Is there a log file ...
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Track down flash drives that my laptop has accessed

I have some personal information stored on my laptop, and I suspect that somebody had copied them onto an USB portable flash drive. Is there any method by which I can track down a list of flash drives ...
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How can I log shutdown messages?

I'm trying to log the shutdown messages in my linux, I see "Asking all remaining processes to terminate..." and then there is a big delay, and then there is some other chatter and log messages which ...
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Temperature log with acpi -t

I had system freezes with my HP Pavilion when using Linux (at the moment I use Debian, Ubuntu showed the same behavior). HP support forum suggests that the error is related to temperature control. So ...
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running program in high priority -> does not log anymore

I have a project in visual C 2010 that needs real-time timing in high priority to eliminate stuff like hard disk maintenance and stuff. I ran the .exe file of my project using start "" /high & ...
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Why is my Mac contacting Romania?

I just used Onyx to clean out my caches and log files after which I did a reboot. Browsing the "All Messages" panel of the Console app I noticed this line: 10/27/13 3:38:03.000 PM kernel: ...
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Yahoo messenger IM logs

I would just like to ask, does yahoo messenger saves im logs to my computer locally? If so, where can I find it? Or it is saved online to yahoo servers and nothing is saved locally? Thanks
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Antivirus logging to Windows Event Viewer [closed]

I'm trying to find antivirus software with centralized management that logs 'everything' to Windows Event Viewer (or a text file). It will run in a server environment. I'm talking about these kinds of ...
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File is taking up a lot of space on server

I have this file on my Ubuntu server, and it is 12GB in file size. I don't know what that file is, and would like to know, would be safe to to delete or truncate the file? Here is the file ...
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Logging lock-screen events

Problem See the exact date & time a user locks and unlocks his work station - running Fedora 18. Question Is there any way to log an event of a user entering and exiting "lock-screen" on fedora ...
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Where are logs of MySQL ? Fedora

Hello I just installed MySQL on my Fedora from Source, with cmake,make,make install etc. It's working, but where can I find logs of the server? I have looked into /var/log, but there is nothing with ...
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BootCKCL.etl file size & Session “Circular Kernel Context Logger” stopped due to the following error: 0xC0000188

I have a few regular / re-occurring errors in my event viewer which seem to be linked to logging upon boot and shutdown. I am running Windows 8 x64 professional. Event ID 4: The maximum file ...
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Plotting timedata in gnuplot

I have a log file (auth.log) where non-relevant lines has been removed. I wish to aggregate lines per hour/day into the plot, meaning that each line that is within the same hour or day is aggregated ...
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Setup mail on unix, to send logs to gmail

I'm using logwatch to send email logs, but I'm having a hard time understanding how to set up a simple MTA to actually send them to my gmail. Most information I've found is on creating a full blown ...
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Logrotate append to existing file and truncate original

Is it possible with logrotate to take the content of a log and add it to an existing file? Like so: 1. Put the content of /var/log/vnc.log after the content of /archive/logs/vnc.log 2. Truncate ...
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Old gdb cannot find out how to do logging

I'm running an obsolete Red Hat OS and debugging with the built-in gdb but I cannot figure out how to do logging. I've tried: set logging on But get: No symbol "logging" in current context It ...
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SplunkForwarder Setup - Mac 10.8

SO I have a set of server that I want to add to the corp Splunk server so I can get to the logs for all my Mac servers easier. THe problem I have is there is o configuration instructions for Mac, all ...
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Logging rssh/chroot SFTP users

I'm trying to log activity (uploads, downloads, renames, deletes) for SFTP users. If I SFTP with a normal user, it logs to /var/log/secure. If I SFTP with a rssh user, it logs that they connected, but ...
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Merge and view rotated and compressed logfiles

I have a bunch of partly compressed rotated logfiles from a Glassfish application server (using a custom Java logging format): /tmp/server.log /tmp/server.log.13.gz /tmp/server.log.18.gz ...
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Does Xubuntu keep a log of all USB devices ever connected to the system?

What I specifically need is a log that shows the exact time and date a USB device was plugged in or removed. Example : 14:40 USB DEVICE X WAS MOUNTED 14:43 USB DEVICE X WAS REMOVED 02:12 USB ...
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RHEL6 boot.log is GBs in size

I am a novice linux user and I have inherited a RHEL6 server that is acting as a syslog-ng server. My problem is the boot.log is growing leaps and bounds from what appear to be the entries for the ...
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ubuntu upstart permission error when writing to log on a non admin user

I have a simple upstart script: start on started network-services respawn respawn limit 100 5 setuid www-data exec node /var/testapp/app.js >> /var/log/testapp.log 2>&1 post-start ...
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How to debug syslog-ng not logging UDP logs

I am trying to get a client to log to a syslog-ng server. However, as far as I can tell, syslog-ng is not registering that it has received the message and it has not logged to the file. NOTE : All ...
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Programs Unresponsive at about the same time Everyday

I have been dealing with this issue for a while now and it always happens in late afternoon time. I can't nail down a specific time but in the 3-5pm (today happened at 4:40) range. I am using Windows ...
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Website / kids monitoring [closed]

Mom needs to spy on baby sister / 11yo. What's the best option? We're looking for the following: Baby uses MacBook Air Copy of all emails sent/received List of websites accessed List of ...
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Winrar -ilog switch doesn't trigger

I am trying to run a batch file to rar everything in a folder at password them, also I want a log to see something gone wrong. the comamnd line is as follow rar a -r0 -p%var% -ilog.\error.txt ...
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Rsyslog outputting to custom log file

Can anyone tell me what I did wrong here? Here is the ultimate question: Why when I use the logger command can I not get it to output to a custom log file in /var/log? In my script: logger -i -t ...