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

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USB File Transfer Log [duplicate]

I think I have just lost a USB stick. Is there a way to view all the file transfers made from a PC to the external drive, so I can double check everything that was on the drive? Very unlikely, but ...
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What does this router-log file mean?

I was just checking the router's logs to see what kind of information is stored, and I find this file: "May 14 21:13:36 ","PING-FLOODING flooding attack from WAN (ip:89.170.246.114) detected." "May ...
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Excel sorting Server Access logs using dd/month/yyyy

I am collating my server access logs to get a cumulative count of HTTP requests made to the server over a period of a few months. Access is logged as a date time stamp like so: ...
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How sync files with s3cmd to Amazon S3, check if sent and remove locally?

I'm trying to use Amazon S3 service to store logs from my applications. Given /user/bin/s3cmd --help tells me what I need to know how send the files: s3cmd --help usage: s3cmd [options] COMMAND ...
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powershell create zip from log files

How can I move log files to zip archives with System.IO.Compression.FileSystem in PowerShell? I have more folders with log files per application: app1logfolder |-app1_20130507.log ...
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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 Do I Suppress SQL Server “Informational” Messages?

I've just installed SQL Server 2008 R2 Express for local development, and it's flooding the Application Event Log with a seemingly endless barrage of trivia and drivel ("SQL Server is now ready for ...
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How do I setup syslog.conf configuration to log into a custom log file?

I am using syslog in my application, I have created a rule in syslog.conf file to log data from my application in to specific file. This is working correctly, but it is also writing to the standard ...
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Windows Server 2008 defrag log?

Is there a log file for Windows (Storage) Server 2008 built in defragmenter? I can not find a log file, event ID, or anything that gives a reference to the status of the defragmenter. From the ...
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How to log bash command with its output?

I want the actual command line be logged together with its output. I routinely execute important commands like this: PERL5LIB=${PERL5LIB}:/something/extra my-command.pl many arguments which I want ...
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Shared folders and permissions (windows 7)

I am creating a few files for particular users and groups with limited permissions, basically read and execute. So, its works just fine. The problem is that when a user is trying to delete a file ...
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Difference in Logs

Is there a utility that will show you a difference in a directory of log files at one point of time and at the current moment? Current a method in debugging applications is to remove all of the logs ...
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Dead mouse and keyboard: Request for brainstorming

I'm experiencing some issues with mouse and keyboard. I'm working as usual with the computer (Win7) but once in a while (three times a day) the computer stops responding to any command through mouse ...
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How can I track and log CPU and memory usage on a Mac?

I know I can use Activity Monitor (as well as a slew of 3rd party applications) to monitor the usage of RAM and CPU on my Mac. However, I want to capture a log over an amount of time so that I can ...
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aoss is preventing file logging - logging argument commands

I am using an application which requires aoss. The results are required to be appended to a file. When I write these commands, the file is always empty: aoss multimon -a DTMF | tee test.txt aoss ...
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Ubuntu Deleted /var/logs

Is there a way to restore /var/log ? I don't really care about past logs I at least need the dir structure so programs can write to their logs. For example I went to start apache and it failed ...
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Logging everything a program does

I am creating a virtual machine that is equipped to test fishy .exe files. Is there such a program that allows you to see exactly what files a .exe is creating or things such as processes it is ...
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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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Why has my Google Ping different Averages?

I Pinged Google for a Week, with 10 Pings per Second, and I found out that my Ping has 3 or more "Bands": Here's a screenshot (The Interupt was a short stop in Pinging, and the Spikes my own usage, ...
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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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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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Create a logging program

I want to create a program that logs all the processes started by the user and confirms after they are started. I don't want to log all the syscalls and other daemon processes. I have initially ...
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How to define when machine was connected to WiFi in Windows logs?

I'm looking for a ways to define time when WiFi connection was established/enabled/disabled on Windows 7 machine through logs. The reason I'm looking for it is that I have laptops in LAN which ...
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Logging network traffic using Raspberry Pi

I have just bought my own Raspberry Pi, and I want to log all networking traffic on an Ethernet cable by using the internal network card and an USB network card I have tried by using brctl addbr ...
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How to find the log files of an application in Windows 7

What are the common places to find log files of an application in Windows 7? I know a common place is "C:\Users\MY_USER_NAME\AppData\Local", but there are many folders with encrypted names like ...
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How to make `script` command loaded automatically on terminal login

script command allows to log gently everything that was put to console during session (like history but also displays results of commands). Everything is logged to file typescript.xxx Now I want to ...
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Determining the cause of a Windows Service state change

How can the process/service that started or stopped a service be determined? For example, I am finding that recently, the Computer Browser, Server, and Workstation services (as well as the ...
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VMware ESX/i syslog content

I am working on an expansion of our monitoring footprint, and we are currently looking at including data from our visualized environment. As our monitoring license is based on logged volumes, and we ...
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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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hourly download with wget

i would like to download a file from dropbox every hour and log it for testing. whats the best way to this? im new to wget and so far iv manage to download the file. here is what i have so far: ...
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Are the .log.gz old log files?

I have a couple of .log.#.gz files. (the # is a number) For example i have a ufw.log, a ufw.log.1.gz...all the way to ufw.log.4.gz. Are these .log.#.gz files old log files that got compressed? What ...
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Track/log wifi devices around access point that are not (yet) connected

I am trying to log the MAC address of wifi devices around that try to connect to a free wifi. I.e. on an iPhone you will often see that screen proposing free wifis around you. In order to display ...
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reading output of a python file being logged in the console

I started playing with the logging module in Python recently. My output gets sent to a log file now. So far, so good. But I'd also like to be able to keep tabs on it in progress, without dealing with ...
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How to monitor files matching a wildcard with multitail

I have a 'logs' directory full of log files whose names follow this format: XXX-YYYY-DATE-N.txt where N is a number that grows bigger as time goes on. So for example right now I have: ...
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Is it possible to see the visited websites with Linksys WAG54GS

There is this Wireless ADSL Gateway/Modem at work (Linksys WAG54GS), I was wondering if someone at work, or system engineer here can be able to see the visited website URLs? This is the modem's ...
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3rd party tool for log rotation in Linux?

I want an auto archive all of my log files for an application on my Linux distro. Also after the log files have been archived, the actual log files should be deleted (not the archived ones). I know ...
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Wget write log to file and verbose

I am writing a script that will download Wikipedia dumps. I want wget to write all message to a log file but I also want it to write all message to the screen. Any answer? I use this script and it ...
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Mac Console - Coloring Specific Log Messages

I often use the Mac Console to monitor my web server logs. These logs are quite verbose, and it becomes difficult to scroll through them to monitor for errors. Each message in the log has a format ...
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Git find line# of change

I want to find when the last time a specific css property was removed in source on my current branch (master). I wrote: git log -Smystring --source It gave me a hash. I fired up gitk and pasted the ...
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How do I log outgoing TCP connections from my computer?

I'm trying to track down a problem where something is causing my active directory account to get locked out. I think that I could figure it out if I can log all connections to 2 specific servers. I ...
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Viewing Windows SCM's .EVM files

I have developed some windows services and noticed that at some point in time, the Windows service manager will stop and resume my service without notifying anything. I know Windows SCM logs are ...
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Is there any rm log with removed files?

Is there any way to check what was recently removed with rm command?
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Excel method to find the values closest to a given period

I have some data measured at non uniform time intervals, for example: Time(s) Value(KB) 2.1 304 43.0 400 60.2 380 87.0 440 89.5 445 102.2 460 ...
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How do I debug an Apache web server failing to load on windows?

On my dev environment I upgraded php with an msi, and my apache wouldn't load anymore. Where can I find information about the reason it failed? I have the error logs for each virtual server, but no ...
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Accidentally deleted windows event logs, what is file extension?

Hey I accidentally deleted windows logs I needed but I havent wrote anything to the disk and I have a third party file restore program so I was wondering if anyboddy knew the file extension of windows ...
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How to set the logging clause for a chrooted BIND?

This question is a bit similar to this one but the answer that seemed to help the most is Ubuntu specific, and this is running on OSX 10.6.8. With this logging clause: logging { category ...
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How to grep logfile via SSH on multiple servers?

Sometime, I need to find out specific log content(such as api call) from log files, those log files exists in several Linux servers. I have to use SSH to login every server and use grep searching the ...
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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?