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

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/var/log/auth.log not logging failed ssh attempts

I'm trying to go failed (either incorrect username, password, or both) on my server. I changed /etc/ssh/sshd_config from # Logging SyslogFacility AUTH LogLevel INFO to # Logging SyslogFacility ...
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tail -f equivalent for an URL

I want to monitor the log file of my application which however doesn't work locally but on a SaaS platform and is exposed over HTTP and WebDAV. So, an equivalent of tail -f that works for URLs would ...
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Is there any software that could analyze USB logic level log data in a csv file?

I have a ".csv" log file that stores the USB logic levels (D+/D- logic levels) of a USB device. The format of the file is listed below : 1.616545667,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0 1.616545750,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0 ...
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Apache Tomcat can't create log file and falls

I try to start Apache Maven at Win7 x64 SP1. java version "1.7.0_09" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_09-b05) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.5-b02, mixed mode) Apache Tomcat ...
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Merging multiple log files to one single log file

I decided to monitor a remote computer (XP SP3) by gathering information with a performance monitor application. After five days, I stopped monitoring and had 6 log files created by Perfmon. My ...
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access apache log files in centos

I've got clear centOS 5.x system, I've created an user and when I want do go into /var/log/httpd i get access denied. after typing ls -la i get the owner of httpd catalog is root. Can I change owner ...
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How do I hide “Extra File” and “100%” lines from robocopy output?

I have a robocopy script to back up our Kiln repositories that runs nightly, which looks something like this: robocopy "$liveRepoLocation" "$cloneRepoLocation" /MIR /MT /W:3 /R:100 ...
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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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Documenting software-updates semi-automatically in MacOS X by parsing log files?

I'd like to document changes I made to my computer (running MacOS 10.6.8) to be able to identify the sources of eventual problems. Mostly I install updates when a software notifies me about a newer ...
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Windows 7 share not accessible from OSX - how to debug

I have a Win7 machine and a shared directory on that. Users log on via a domain. This all works fine from another Windows client, but not from Macs at all (Lion or Mountain Lion). The OSX error ...
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Log files for Windows 7 ethernet debugging

My computer often takes an unreasonable amount of time to connect to the wired gigabit etherenet network after booting the PC or after coming back from standby, usually if some time has passed since ...
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RDP log files location in Windows 7 or 8

I used RDP a few times on my Windows 7 PC, before upgrading to Windows 8. I was wondering if there are any log files associated with RDP sessions in Windows 7 and if so, what is the physical location ...
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Figuring out how my /etc/ folder got deleted [closed]

I was playing around with my sendmail configuration in the /etc/ folder, and then, somehow, the contents of my /etc/ folder went away, and I'm unsure of how. From /var/log/auth.log: Nov 8 10:28:42 ...
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What is the equivalent of dmesg on WinXP and later?

The output from dmesg is often useful for determining which hardware is detected on a given system but it is also very useful for looking at hardware errors such as when wifi interface won't work or ...
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How do you view the system logs on a Chromebook?

A Chromebook completely froze and I want to find out why.
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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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Is there a way to log Windows command line operations?

I have tried looking for an answer to this with no avail. I was just wondering if there was any sort of tool or software that recorded all operations that had been done through command line on a ...
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Are timestamps available for system log entries on OS X?

Busy troubleshooting the cause of a slow startup sequence on OS X. It hangs for about 10 minutes at one point, and thus the ability to see where this occurs, would be super useful.
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How to trace the X window events being generated on Linux?

I recall in the past having a tool to run on Solaris that would allow me to see what X events are being generated by the keyboard and mouse. What is the application to do this on Linux Centos4?
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How to log in which terminal session a zsh command was run

In zsh's history file, all commands are logged from all terminal sessions. Is there any way to log in which terminal session a command was run (i.e., a unique identifier for this instance of the ...
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Windows 2008 security logs file name?

What's the Windows Server 2008 equivalent of the SecEvent.Evt file? So I can open the file itself on an external computer and see who logged in.
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Kerberos events are not logged on Windows 7

I tried to configure Windows 7 machine with our web-server running on it to log Kerberos-related events (meaning Windows system Log). I followed these instructions: How to enable Kerberos event ...
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Is it possible to log a program's network activity in Windows 7?

Does anyone know of a program or way to log all network activity to a specific program on one's computer (program and/or service)? I know I can see this "live" in Resource Monitor, but I'm wondering ...
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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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Enterprise Logging Tool [closed]

I am hoping someone can help me out. I am working with a product called Cast Iron, and something i have noticed is its logging capabilities are very limited. Therefore i am trying to implement a ...
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How to find what is written to filesystem under linux

How can i find out what processes write to a specific disc over time? In my particular case I got a little homeserver running 24/7 and I included a script in the crontab to shutdown all drives that ...
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How to determine the activity of all users on a shared computer

My Windows XP work computer is setup to allow multiple users to login and use the computer at the same time. Because the workers remote access I would like to be able to tell when access is taking ...
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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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How do I save log files to another partition?

I have the following : uname -a : 2.6.31-14-generic-pae #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 15:22:42 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux df -h : Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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Missing access log for virtual host on Plesk

For some reason i don't understand, after creating a new virtual host / domain in Plesk a few months back, i cannot seem to find the access log. I noticed this when running ...
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Redirecting output from syslog to own log

I'm following this tutorial: Using Fail2ban To Block Wrong ISPConfig Logins, but rsyslog won't redirect the output from a file to another: /etc/rsyslog.d/12-ispconfig.conf: if $programname == ...
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erlang-shell mode in Emacs doesn't show the error_logger error

I like Emacs and Erlang too; I have set-up the erlang-mode and distel properly. In my project,when dealing with the log,it doesn't show the =ERROR REPORT==== 15-Sep-2012::14:09:30 === in the ...
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Is there any way to see what my CPU is doing at the “assembly level”?

I was looking at how Assembly Language works, because I want to learn how the complex and fancy things my computer does actually happen at the CPU register/hardware levels. Is there any way to see ...
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Find all past desktop IP addresses

Is there a way to find some type of log file that saves all IP address that were assigned to a desktop? I changed an static IP of a desktop (switched it to DHCP) of mine and i can not recall what the ...
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How do I find out who has accessed a file on lion server?

I have a lion server which is accessed by multiple people. Is it possible to find out which users have accessed a file?
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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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How to enable iptables with verbose mode in DD-WRT?

I want to log all packets to messages through iptables. Can you help me how to set verbose mode in DD-WRT. Just DYI, I have optware installed to store the large messages file and do log rotation.
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Where is the log from repairing an Outlook 2011 database?

Where is the log from repairing an Outlook 2011 database? I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6.
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Disable and clear logs and remove event id 1102?

Can I disable logs and remove event id 1102 (=log cleared event)? I already tried: Auditpol /set /category:* /success:disable But that didn't work for audit successful event 1102!
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Huge log files consuming entire hard drive

My hard drive keeps becoming full, and I thought it was just normal usage, but now that I pay attention, rsyslogd is hogging the CPU, and I think the drive is being filled by log files: > la -S ...
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Is there any tail like tool supporting WebDav

My problem is that that a proprietary SaaS platform im developing on/for only provides log files via WebDav. During development this log files can get quite large by the end of the day (think 200 Mb+) ...
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A media player which records/logs media files played

I (Windows OS user) am currently listening to some audio tutorials (mostly mp3 formats). The tutorial set contains hundreds of media files. I am requiring a function in the media player which helps me ...
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How to tell why Windows shut down

I am a problem where my computer will just shut off and turn back on (no blue screen, nothing) in the blink of an eye. I am inclined to think this to be a power issue, but just to be sure, is there ...
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sudo configuration & log for contractor

Next week, I will have a contractor install a web application on one of our servers. I created an account so that they can access our server through SSH. The system is CentOS. Basically, beside basic ...
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Software to log torrent's peers

I'm looking for a software to track and log to a file torrents leecher's IP's. uTorrent for an example doesn't offer this feature which makes sense since it's very lightweight and basic application. ...
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View log of what happened in IRC while I was offline

I'm an infrequent user of IRC, currently using Irssi on Ubuntu 12.04, and I follow a channel with activity that is about as infrequent as my own use - but not necessarily with activity at the same ...
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3G Dongle only connects for a few seconds

How can I see what's causing my 3G dongle to disconnect from the Internet? I'm using a Huawei K3565 USB 3G dongle on my Raspberry Pi. Using wvdial and sakis3g I can connect to my current provider ...
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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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Where to find log messages in tomcat7 installed on Amazon EC2?

I have installed Tomcat 7 on an Amazon EC2 running Amazon Linux. I have installed a WAR file on tomcat and I am using java.util.logging for logging messages in my code. Now how to access those log ...
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Log viewer server and client

I'm looking for a log viewing solution for (mostly) Linux and (preferably) Windows too. I want to be able to centralize the log information for a lot of servers so that people in the company can see ...