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

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Software to track CPU by process in Windows 7

I need to track CPU by process in Windows 7 and log results in a file. How could I do this please?
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Efficient environment for viewing logs [closed]

Currently I am using tail -f for viewing logs. Is there any more efficient/readable/better way of viewing logs?
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Cannot delete audit logs with sudo

I am using auditctl to log all commands run on my Ubuntu system and I working on a script that parses the log into a more readable format. Since these logs tend to become very large, I want to ...
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Logrotate olddir with date

it's possible to configure logrotate to create an olddir per day? I'd like to get the same bash result, like this: user@blade1022m:~$ date "+%y%m%d" 120208 In /etc/logrotate.conf (pseudo-code): ...
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Recording user activity if they have “sudo bash” access

I would like to monitor all the commands when a user calls sudo bash, including the rest of the commands.
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OS X Time Machine log

How can I find out what really being or was backed up by my Time Machine/Capsule? Is there a log somewhere or perhaps I can throw --verbose somewhere to make sure it gets logged now? I see a 700mb ...
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Linux log files - why did my server go down?

When I got home, my server was hung in the BIOS boot process - the system had restarted for some reason. The last log entry in /var/log/messages relates a DHCP renewal request - there's nothing ...
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User activity monitoring open source software

I was wondering if there is open source project similar to this commercial product SpectorPro. I have been using it for some time now and I love how I can view all my activity as I would history in ...
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OpenWrt logging: how to find out “wifi deauthentication”

If someone starts to use the wifi, i can see that with logread: Jan 23 21:04:47 router daemon.info hostapd: wlan0: STA XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX IEEE 802.11: authenticated But how can i see, that he/she's ...
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Windows log tail viewer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log viewer on Windows Does anyone know a good log tail viewer for Windows?
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Enabling login logging in Ubuntu 9.10

On a Ubuntu 9.10 system: $ uname -a Linux ionut-laptop 2.6.31-14-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 14:04:26 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux the files /var/log/wtmp and /var/log/btmp are empty: $ ls -la ...
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Can I see who checkouted or updated from a SVN repository?

is there a way to see a log where all updates and checkouts from a SVN repo are stored? I need to know which users are updating or checkouting the contents.
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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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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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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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MSComCtl2.DTPicker of control … was not a loaded control class

I am attempting to load a project from Visual Source Safe onto my Windows 7 32-bit machine in Visual Studio 6.0. Everything is successful except for an error that occurs in finding this "MSComCtl2 ...
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What are the risks for logging across databases via a trigger?

I've searched for this online and had mixed or unclear responses. On SQL Server 2005, we currently log certain table changes via triggers using the inserted/deleted tables. Currently, our log ...
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Are too many logfiles in the apachelog slowing down the server?

At my webserver, I have separate logfiles for all my over 250 domains. Is this showing the server down? Would it be faster to have only one logfile that contains all access-logs?
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How quickly is the log file growing?

I use `tail -f logfile' to view the log in real time. I also need to know how many lines are appended to the logfile per second. Is there a command to do this?
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How can I see a log of printed files?

In my office, we have a great laser printer/hole puncher/stapler/duplexer that I use for 99% of my printing. Unfortunately, it is at the other side of the building. While the exercise is obviously ...
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Had almost 300 GB worth of files with random names on my computer, and now they are gone. Any idea what they were and where they went?

A couple of days ago I noticed I had a folder on my computer with more than 15 files in it. All the files were the exact same size (215 MB). They all had different names (just a bunch of random ...
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Windows 7 Find Who Accesses a Shared Folder

could anyone help me in finding the access logs to a shared folder in Windows 7. I would like to get information like the user name, time, IP, etc. I have already looked into the Event Viewer to ...
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Is there a software that allows RS232 sniffing and TCP/UDP listening [closed]

I am looking for a software that would fulfill the following requirements: Able to "sniff" communication over RS232 (like PortMon and Advanced Serial Data Logger) Able to listen to a given ...
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Where are Windows 7 wireless connection event logs?

I'm trying to diagnose and test some a Windows 7 domain-auth-over-wireless-network. I'd like to see what network the computer is connecting to, what auth it is using, and what DHCP data it receives ...
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How do I monitor what my kids do on the computer? [closed]

My computer is used by my kids, who are 10 and 15 years old. I want to monitor that what they do in my absence. I want to see when they turned the computer on or off; which websites they opened; whom ...
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Is it possible to log the commands executed on AIX to syslog?

As above, is there a syslog facility to capture users' activities in AIX? Or can this be done only through shell configurations (i.e. command history)?
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How is “% committed bytes in use” in Perfmon calculated?

I'm trying to track down a memory leak on a Windows 7 Embedded Panel PC. Using Perfmon I can see that the "% committed bytes in use" grows steadily at a rate of 0.77% per hour when the app in ...
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How to log telnet traffic reliably?

We have a pbx system that we can telnet into over the LAN. We want to just dump the log of messages (calls) to a file. We use Hyperterminal which can capture the txt to a file, but I need to do this ...
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Where is the boot-time diskchk log in windows 7?

When Windows 7 does a disk check on boot time, where is the log afterwards? In the old times (XP) there was a log in the root directory, and even a special directory where the lost clusters were ...
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Something that *logs* network/traffic/bandwidth usage per process?

I have recently found NetHogs, a Linux tool for monitoring traffic per process in B/s. But I am looking for something that logs traffic per process in total B uploaded and downloaded. (Example, today ...
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“Punch card” application

Our main-con manager is looking for a "punch card" type of attendance-logging application. We need to take attendance every day, and the most "automatic" method is simply to track when people unlock ...
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Network Traffic Log

Background - On my "home" network I have a Linksys WTR45GL router providing my internet access as well as a wireless AP. Connected I have * 2 Windows PCs (wired) * At least one laptop (Wired) * Some ...
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How to log my Remote Desktop / Terminal Services activity on Windows XP

I am working remotely (Windows 7), and connecting to my Windows XP machine at the office via Remote Desktop via Citrix. Is there a simple way to log my activity other than just the logon and logoff? ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad: What does the PWMDBSVC.exe service do? It's writing a C:\Log.txt file

I found a file that keeps popping up in my C:\ drive root, Log.txt ... after installing Process Monitor and seeing what process was writing to it, I came across PWMDBSVC.exe, which appears to be part ...
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Monitoring CPU Usage Over the Course of a Day?

Are there any apps I an install on client machines that will generate a report for me what app used what % of the CPU. We have some machines that are running, at times, VERY slowly. The machine will ...
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Xserve G5 mysteriously powering down - why?

We have an old Xserve dual G5 running Leopard client OS (don't ask). Recently - after a few weeks of happy serving - it has started to shutdown overnight. The "Energy Saver" settings have been set to ...
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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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Windows 7 Event Log for Desktop Background Change

We had an issue with our company where someone changed the desktop background on a shared machine to something inappropriate. We're trying to find out if Windows performs logging of when the desktop ...
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Figuring out which files where skipped during drag & drop

I just did a drag & drop on a windows system to move a large number of files. During this move there were a few errors involving corrupt files and other issues. Since I was doing this overnight I ...
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Is there a way to automatically get track of installed packages and dependencies?

There are packages I installed using 'apt-get install', that installed also all its dependencies. If I want to remove it after some time, I would remove its dependencies as well. Now I do not trust ...
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I have a CentOS Based server. Each domain has its own entry in vhosts. How can I find out what domains are using up bandwidth?

I have a CentOS Based server. Each domain has its own entry in vhosts. Everything is logged in /var/log/httpd/access_log. How can I find out what domains are using up bandwidth? It is running ...
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Rockmelt Browser not logging in

I have IE, Chrome, and Rockmelt on my pc. I use Rockmelt consistently. Up until today, I had no problems at all. Today morning, my rockmelt was logged out (which is unusual because it is always logged ...
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Creating A Log Of Files In A Folder

I am an absolute newbie in this thing. Can anyone help me to build a table that lists all files in a specified folder so whenever a file is copied to that folder the table should update. I need the ...
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Can I remotely monitor printf results of a C program?

I have a long running C program in which I've started from the Terminal.app using: gdb program_name gdb run I'm using many printf statements to monitor the progress of the program. Unfortunately, ...
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Windows 7 Static IP Logs/History

Is there any way to pull up in the Event Log when a Static IP address was changed and if possible what changes were made? I've run into a problem where someone keeps changing their static IP address ...
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Log internet requests made by vpn client

How can I log the requests that people make to the internet when they are connected to my VPN? If one of them does something illegal, I need to be able to prove that it was not me, but a VPN client. ...
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LogRotate use regex for filename

I have a custom logging class that creates a log for each instance of the process and adds a unique id to the log file name, example: process.1234.log process.1235.log Also I can add a date/time ...
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Can I find out the time an iPod was (dis)connected?

A friends iPod was taken while the iPod was connected to a computer and charging via USB. It would really help to find the person who took it if we knew what time the iPod was disconnected at. Is ...
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Configuring Tomato Web Usage log

I am running Linksys E2000 with TomatoUSB (on the 2nd floor) as a "switch" connected to my main router (d-link 655 with stock firmware on the 1st floor, wireless disabled). All my computers are wired ...
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IO redirection with mkpipe for logging purposes

I have a bunch of scripts that send output to stdout. I am redirecting the output to files, but these files get large very very quickly. For example: ./script_with_lots_of_outpu.sh 2>&1 ...