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

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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 ...
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How to see the error log of icescrum server startup?

I want to use icescrum on windows 7. It has been installed (ver R6#7.1). But, when I click on the start/stop button, it reports an error: An error occurred when executing command: startup I could ...
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OS X Server keeps DHCP DISCOVER even with no client in the net. how to stop?

I have trouble with DHCP release, this server keeps NETBOOT or DHCP DISCOVER even if the specified device was logged out, and its wlan modul is tourned off. Wich leads me to - that the server is ...
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IIS log folder permissions not being inherited

We have a Log folder set up on our web server, with permissions set for a specific AD group to be able to read it (developers who need to see error reporting, but who do not have administrator ...
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Run batch file command on an exact String Query with a date stamp

I want to create a batch file that executes a command, but before the command is executed, it must look up a log to see if it contains the following line: DOFWADX 2013/07/24 15:42:33 -I- DATABASE IS ...
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Activate local logging of OTR chat sessions in Pidgin

I am Using Pidgin with OTR-encryption on Linux and Windows but those encrypted chats are not logged in my chat history. Is it possible to activate the chatlog for chats, that are done with ...
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How do I fix these strange messages in my Mac's log?

I keep getting the following messages in my computer's log: 13-07-15 3:13:37 PM com.apple.launchd[1] (com.apple.InternetSharing) Throttling respawn: Will start in 10 seconds 13-07-15 3:13:57 PM ...
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Is there log which record the operation of files in linux [duplicate]

Is there log which record the operation of files in linux. Just like, if some users rename or delete or add some files, can root user see the records of the operations. Do these logs exists in linux. ...
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Log disk write activity of a process [closed]

Is there a program that allows me to log/monitor/view the disk write activity of a process? For example, it would be able to log all files on disk that the process has created/modified.
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Logging incoming IP addresses on a specific port

I've tried tcpflow and iptables but I'm unable to do so. I believe someone is attempting to DDOS my open port which is a server, so that my clients are unable to connect. From tcpflow I'm able to get ...
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Log of installations in XP?

Does XP keep a log of application installations with version numbers of the installations? I would like to know when MSI based installations took place and what versions were installed.
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Logging a list of programs during the day

Just wondering if there is any way of logging a list of programs that have been run during the day (perhaps using WMI)? I'd like to write up a script that can do this. E.g. I want to be able to see ...
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log execution of certain commands on linux

I have to maintain a system (debian) on which several users are allowed to install programs - so I would like to log, for example, if anyone executes "apt-get install" or "apt-get purge", so I can ...
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find: ‘ls’ terminated by signal 13 error [duplicate]

My Script log=$HOME/Deleted/$(date) find $HOME/OldLogFiles/ -type f -mtime -7 -exec ls -latr {} \; -exec echo was deleted on `date` \; -exec rm -f "{}" \;|paste - - >> $log My goal for the ...
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USB device removal log on OS X

We recently had an USB software dongle stolen from our studio containing very expensive software. If we can work out what date/time it was taken over the last 3 weeks, we can probably identify who did ...
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Internet access status, windows 7 event viewer

I have a pc working 24/7 and the internet connection disconnect and reconnect several times in the day, and I would like to know log history of the internet status logged by this pc, is it possible ...
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Clean logging with BASH

I have a script that deletes files 7 days or older and then logs them to a folder. It logs and deletes everything correctly but when I open up the log file for viewing, its very sloppy. ...
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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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Find log files of Linux Mint after system turned frozen

My system freezes regularly, more than once a day, sometimes right after the start of X. I have not been able to reproduce the error deterministicly. After rebooting, where do I find the old files? ...
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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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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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How to aggregate and sort real-time stout/logs on Mac?

I am developing a rails and scala application that uses MySQL, Redis, MongoDB and memcached on OSX. It is rather annoying to always have 6 terminals open and go through the logs there, so I was ...
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Log newly created files

I would like to make a log of all newly created files and/or folders under a particular directory. I'm trying to monitor what files are being moved to and copied from a directory on OSX Mountain Lion ...
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Does Windows log programs that have been run/called?

In Windows, is there a log that records what programs were run/called? While browsing the internet, viewing a static page with no ads, mouse clicks, keypresses, or miscellaneous ...
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Exclude Specific User From '/var/log/auth.log'

I am currently setting up a VPS and was wondering if there is any way at all for me to exclude a specific user from being logged to /var/log/auth.log? Doing the same for lastlog and every other log ...