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

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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. ...
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How to clear Symantec Endpoint Protection logs

In Symantec Endpoint Protection, I want all the logs to be cleared. E.g., in Antivirus and Antispyware Protection Logs, and Risk Log tab, when I select an item and click either Clean or Delete, I got ...
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How to log activity on my computer?

I have a simple question, I have a computer at home, and I'm thinking someone from the family is doing things to it while I'm asleep (playing games, downloading stuff). Now usually, I won't mind, but ...
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Configure a UNIX server to send its logs to a remote syslog server?

Is it possible? If so, how is it done exactly? The syslog.conf file doesn't help too much.
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XMPP/Jabber web client supporting conversation logging?

I have an XMPP/Jabber account on www.autistici.org (they uses ejabberd). They don't log conversations on their server as GTalk does. I need to use my Jabber account from a web interface hosted on my ...
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Windows System log: showing last .EXEs executed?

I am on windows 7 with adminstrator privileges. Is there an event log that can show me all the .exe files executed in the last 2 hours (for example) ? Thanks
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Where can you see the data that's been recorded by a tracking cookie?

I've always read that cookies can, and do, store sensitive information such as OTHER websites that you've visited outside the one to which the cookie belongs. I've started to read up about it and can ...
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Windows applications logs

Is there a way to acquire a complete history/log of what has been installed/uninstalled on a Windows XP system since it's Windows OS setup date, except the Application Log (MSIInstaller) entries on ...
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Remove first N lines from an active log file

Is there a way to remove the first N lines from a log that is being actively appended by an application?
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Can I log file operations (create/modify/delete) in Windows XP?

Is there any logging mechanism in Windows XP to know whether a user has done a specific file operation (create/modify/delete)?
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How to access the router log for given dates

How do you access and print the router log for given dates from a Cisco / Linksys wireless router? We need the October 1-2, 2011 log entries to fight an uploading allegation. Thanks.
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IRSSI logs variables?

I'm using IRSSI with XMPP and GTalk, and logs are formatted as follows: autolog_path = "~/.irssi/logs/$tag/$0.%y-%m-%d.log" The problem is, it generates this log file when the user is connected ...
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“Console log” options doesn't appear in system log queries for Mac 10.7 console.app

In Mac OS 10.6, the Console.app had an option to show the "Console Log" which included what looks like the stdout/stderr message of running applications not explicitly sent to syslog. The option ...
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How to monitor and log WLAN status

I'm looking for program that can do following: Monitor WLAN signal strength Monitor WLAN signal quality Monitor WLAN speed (e.g. 54Mbps, or 1Mbps) Monitor channel on which WLAN card is currently ...
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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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apache - mod_rewrite + mod_proxy working in staging, not working in production ( [P] option ignored )

I have set up a redirect in my Apache virtual host serving several subdomains - call them a.example.com and b.example.com - serving a ruby on rails app. On my virtualhost config file I have this ...
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How can I suppress chrome-extension:// output from Web Inspector's console log?

I don't wish to disable my extensions – after all they're there for development purposes – but I want to disable their output from the console in Web Inspector. Is there a way to do this? N.B. a very ...
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How to stop dhclient writing syslog messages on Lubuntu 11.10

I'm running Lubuntu 11.10 and the package installs dhclient. Everything seems to work fine except that it keeps logging huge amounts of unnecessary dhclient status messages (several per second, every ...
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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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How to make tail to convert ^M into CR?

I am using putty to connecto to my ubuntu and watch the logs. There is some device which is remotely sending logs to there using syslogd remote facility. tail -f /var/log/messages This will show ...
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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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How to log all site domains accessed through a tomato router?

I would like to monitor all traffic in my home network, and I believe that there is not much disk space in my router to record all that pass through. I could be happy enough if I could log only the ...
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Getting chat history in AIM on Mac

I need to search through my previous messages or chat conversations I have had with my friends. I need something like what Gmail gives you, i.e. automatically save all the chats. Is there a way to ...
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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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What's the most reliable way to log statup/shutdown times on a Vista PC?

A similar question titled How do I log startup and shut-down times in Windows 7? mentioned that PC startup and shutdown times can be recorded in the event viewer. Events logged in the viewer are ...
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Constant Adobe Flash, browser and laptop crashes - reason?

Since two days I have constant problems with my browser and laptop, as both crash pretty fast (every 30-45 minutes) and regularly, consistently. Now I don't think it is a browser issue, even though I ...
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Can I change the sysinfo export language?

I just noticed that when I export the sysinfo logfile for diagnosis that all the stuff in there is in my national locale! This is of course bad if I want help from international / English speaking ...
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Monitoring log files over smb

I am monitoring a couple of windows 2k3 servers from a mac running Os x Lion. I use smb to connect to the server's file system, navigate to the folder where the log files are and open them with ...
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Police found & returned my stolen laptop reformatted by thief. Can installation logs help locate the thief?

Three weeks ago my laptop was stolen from campus. I immediately reported it to police and on manufacturer's website. A couple of days ago a man called the manufacturer and said he bought a second-hand ...
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Determine when Linux lost power

I returned from a trip and noticed that my apartment had lost power. I am currently running a small Linux server (Ubuntu 8.04) and had to boot it back up. Is there a way to read some log and see ...
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Weird GZip / Disk space issue

I'm working on a server which is using PCI Compliant partitioning rules, which means that each of the following directories has its own partition: /, /var, /boot, /usr, /tmp and /home. The server 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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Powerline Networking messages

I happened to fire up Console.app today and found lots of these messages in the log: 13/12/2011 22:54:09.291 de.devolo.networkservice: [pktifc] write: Device not configured They are being ...
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Is it possible to log every system/application pop-up window and see it later in Windows XP and later?

Few minutes ago while browsing internet with Firefox 8.0.1 for Windows XP (Professional 32bit) i saw that some pop up probably with system or Firefox information blinked (appeared and disappeared ...
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Is it possible to find out which software/parameters are opened pressing some hotkey?

I have some hotkey that I press when I do some actions (to open Software, and so on). Is it possible to monitor these actions? Just to see which file and parameters are called pressing this key...
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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 ...
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windows 7 randomly shuts down. where do I find related log? so that i can identify the error

during the normal use, windows 7 shuts down. sometimes it happened when I start google chrome and few times during system update. after it shuts down, I turn it back on and I get to the screen, ...
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logrotate w/apache2 log files

I have apache setup to generate new log files everyday: CustomLog "|/usr/sbin/rotatelogs -f /var/log/apache2/access.log.%Y-%m-%d-%H_%M 86400" combined Then I'm trying to use logrotate to zip these ...