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

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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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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 ...
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Pidgin: a me-specific log file?

I'm trying to make a compilation file of all the text sent by me and all the responses that included my name.... What's the best way about scripting this? Is there a plugin like that for pidgin? ...
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Lotus Notes - How can I retrieve user actions

Is there a log mechanism in LotusNotes (v8.5) that documents all/some of the actions taken by users, like sending or deleting emails? And if not, how can I add support for that? I'm fairly new to ...
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Find out who deleted certain data

Someone deleted data from my windows 7 system. I want to find out who. The data is shared. Are there any logs that could help me?
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Is there an exhaustive list of what Windows logs or can log?

I know that there is the event log, but that's not where it stops. There are logs for MSI executables, device logs, setup and installation, performance logs, and so on. It's probably quite a long ...
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Check Program History in Windows Vista

Is there a way within Windows Vista to check program history, much like how a web browser logs web pages that you have visited? Let's I wanted to see when chrome.exe was started. I'm not looking for ...
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How can I create session logs of individual SSH sessions?

Here is what I am looking for: A way to log individual SSH sessions on SunOS. I would like to have the files kept separate based upon the hostname of the device I am SSHing into. I am only using ...
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Store console output to file in Google Chrome

I would like to store the console output from my javascript in a file. Well, I would prefer to see the output in a file too see with /usr/bin/tail or other linux comand. Does anybody know if its ...
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Mac Console.app not logging any messages

I recently attempted to overcome the 500 message limitation on console logs using the advice provided here: Mac: Extend or disable 500 Messages Limit of Console I copied the PLIST file onto my ...
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Find system log entry for Windows 7 password reminder

Is there a system log entry or something similar that will allow me to see when the Windows 7 password reminder popped up? There are a few users who complain that it never pops up to remind them to ...
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Write log when somebody attempt to load OS

I'd like to write a log when somebody attempt to access my computer. (e.g. enter login and password, doesn't matter successfully or not). I use Arch Linux and CDM (console display manager). ps: I ...
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Permissions, Rights & Privileges [closed]

I only have the privileges of a normal user on a Windows environment (XP). I would like to ask the following questions. Are any/all attempts to access a log file (text) logged somewhere? Are any ...
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Latest Instructions on creating a cookie log in Firefox

I am trying to run Firefox in cookie-logging mode as described here: https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Creating_a_Cookie_Log , and ...
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View old command output from a closed terminal

I ran hg pull hg up to check in my working copy to the Mercurial repository. I got some warning messages in the terminal. I closed the terminal and now I want to see those messages again. Are ...
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Oracle upgrade issue - view,audits/logs that hold info

is there a way in Oracle DB (regardless of version) and by means of views or traces/logs to retrieve info for a version upgrade (for example the timestamp it took place, prior versiof of database and ...
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Is it possible save icq history (client pidgin) to gmail account?

I using pidgin for icq account. From different work places. I have pidgin logs (just a text files) and want to save them all to gmail with custom tags. Any help? Software, scripts, howtos ? UPD: I ...
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How can I print individual characters on pre-desktop system log screen in linux at first log message?

I want customize the booting to display a message character by character in the system log display that appears before the desktop login. If I make my own kernel module to do the printing, how can I ...
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e2label: sending ioctl 127c to a partition! in /var/messages

I'm currently trying to setup a debain (2.6.32-5-amd64/Debian 2.6.32-41squeeze2) webserver on a virtual host machine. Taking a look at my log messages I found the following message in /var/messages (4 ...
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Logging individual application network usage in Windows 7

There are many answers here detailing programs that will monitor and log internet usage for a pc, but I need that usage to be logged and broken down, detailing which applications consumed that data. ...