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 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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View when cookies or temp files where used last

I was wondering if it is possible to view when a cookie or tmp file was last used by the internet. For example, if the cookie was used yesterday could I see that in properties or log it in a text ...
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Du Meter Exporting and Importing Log File [on hold]

i want to install windows 10 and i want to exporting my download and upload information in DU Meter and after i install Windows 10 Import that Information in the software . How can i do this ?
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Why is CBS.log file size 20 GB

Two days ago I had full C: drive after which I deleted 8 GB of data. The next day the hard drive was full again, so I continued with deleting another 5 GB, and once again the next day the disk was ...
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Graph activity from logs on a timeline

With an input of a large list of timestamps representing some activity occurring over time, I'd like to have a visual graph or representation of frequency (either clusters of thin lines, or a line ...
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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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How does a router's security log “log overrun” work?

(I have the MI424WR Rev. E, so the logs are stored in the router's ram, meaning the memory will not be deleted if I reboot the router) By definition, the router's "log overrun" deletes old log ...
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Can PHP sockets and HTTP requests be logged?

I would like to be able to log outgoing HTTP requests from PHP scripts with the time and PHP script location and line. It occurs to me that since you apparently can open sockets in PHP, you would also ...
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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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Folder Redirection log not appearing

I followed the directions posted on TechNet for enabling folder redirecting logging on the client computer. Unfortunately, I do see any fdeploy.log folder in the "usermode" folder. Does anyone know ...
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centralized logging when clients have an intermittent connection [migrated]

I'm working on a project where we'd like to monitor remote embedded clients running Ubuntu Trusty. We are planning to start by just centralizing critical and error log messages on one cloud server. ...
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Inno Setup : multiple issues with logging in the script

Friends, I'm facing two issues with logging in my inno script. I'm using the first solution specified here to set up logging in my script. First, I have a log right at the start of a function ...
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Where Linux places the messages of boot?

I want to find place to where Linux writes all boot messages. You know: facility one [STARTED] facility two [STARTED] facility three [FAILED] I searched with find . -print0 | xargs -0 grep ...
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Why don't I see new apache2 access log messages for a (wsgi) request?

This week I installed a simple Ubuntu 14.04 server on which I host a new website (which I built with Flask). The website works fine without any problems. I now wanted to check out the access log, in ...
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How to monitor programs and services on Windows startup?

I am looking for a way to have a kind of a simple --verbose log of all programs and services activities on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, etc.) startup. Ideally it would show the name (and path), the ...
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Can I see a delete operation in vsftpd logs?

we use vsftpd's logs to track what is going on on our FTP. However, we cannot figure out if the operation that was done is a delete or a put. Is there a way to know if someone deleted a file using the ...
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Viewing the full Skype chat history

I have Skype 2.8 on Mac OS X 10.5.8. Under the the chat menu is an option called "Recent Chats". This allows me to see logs of recent chats, but not of older ones. I know the older ones are ...
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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 find logs of Remote Management and Remote Login on my Mac?

Today I was going to share my WiFi internet connection, when I realized I had the Remote Management sharing turned on, on my Mac, giving all privileges to all users including Guests. I thought it was ...
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Auto execute program when usb is plugged in

As in the title I need to execute a program inside a USB when it is plugged in a PC. I don't refer to autorun. Example: I plug in my PC an USB which contains runme.exe (or .bat), a program that writes ...
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Capturing all messages that are directed to console in linux

Is there a way how we can capture all the console messages to a file that are coming from different applications in linux.
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Elasticsearch: How to disable field analysis for a field in a existing index?

I'm using Elasticsearch to analyze my logs. I would like to stop analyzing some fields and consider them as plain strings. Can I disable a field analysis for a field in a existing index?
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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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How can you tell who access the root?

It's freebsd: I want to find who type a certain command in root in it's history."xyz" for example. Lets say you have person A B C D and E. All of whom have wheel access. How can I know which ...
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Multitail: how to view whole file?

I have a big log file (10000 lines). When I open it with multital only last ~100 lines are loaded, so I can't scroll back and view another preexisting lines. Doesn't work because affect only on new ...
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Logrotating all logs in a directory causes date duplication

I have a logrotate config that looks like this: /var/log/update-job/*.log { daily rotate 7 compress delaycompress size 0k missingok copytruncate notifempty dateext ...
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iptables on openwrt router: logging connections to a host from clients on the same subnet

I am trying to setup an auto wake-on-lan setup using my router that is running OpenWRT 14.07, Barrier Breaker. My idea is that the router monitors any connection attempts to the host I want to wake up ...
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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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how to get Windows event logs in English though the default language is Spanish?

I want to analyze the windows event logs that is been getting generated from windows machines. The default language for windows is Spanish so it is generating the logs in Spanish but the tool which ...
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Winamp: Is there a way to know what playlist was loaded last?

I have a command-line script that edits Winamp's playlist. I want to save the playlist after the fact -- but I can't seem to figure out how to find out what playlist winamp loaded last. Perhaps if ...
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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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Calculate “The Latest log-off time - The Earliest Log in time”

I am using a windows- 7 machine for my work. I log in everyday, do some work and then log off. I take a few short breaks in between when I Lock (Windows+L) my laptop. I have to account for the number ...
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How to log connections in OpenWRT?

I've got a public network configured using OpenWRT. How can I log all connections (not the traffic) that flows through the public network? I need those entries: source MAC source/dest IP time ...
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Excel - plot rate of occurrence of certain event

I'm analyzing logs where I have the times where a certain event occurs, example: t=1.05s t=2.25s t=2.26s t=2.35s t=3.40s I want to be able to plot the rate of occurrences/second in order to see how ...
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Logrotate treat all matches as one log

With logrotate, I know I can write configurations like this: /var/log/service/*.log { ... rotate 3 } Then logrotate will rotate any logs that matches the pattern. My problem is that I have ...
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“Created slice user-0.slice.” and “Starting Session 2025 of user root.” in /var/log/messages

Can some beautiful mind explain me what are these entries for "Created slice user-0.slice." and "Starting Session 2025 of user root." in /var/log/messages in Centos 7 please? [root@bew /]# tail -f ...
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Where can I view IO device history in Windows (8/7)?

Essentially I need to view the IO devices that have been connected/disconnected in the past, and when they'd been connected. If such logs don't exist, how can I record them? I was able to find ...
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Create extra partition for /var on an OpenVZ

I have an OpenVZ Debian Wheezy and I've learned that it's generally advised to create an own partition for /var, in order to prevent logs from filling the system partition. My question is if it is ...
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Plot the data collected by sar in ASCII

isag in an "Interactive System Activity Grapher" that "displays the system activity data stored in a binary data file by a previous sar". How do I view the data stored by sar in ASCII on a Linux ...
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Disable Apache logging completely

I have an old server running online with over 250 sites on it I am not sure, but maybe too many logfiles in the apachelog are slowing down the server? Now since I don't need the Apache logs, How do I ...
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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? Update: I will try ...
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How do I delete or disabe xampp apache error log?

My xampp server has an error.log file located at: "xampp\apache\logs\error.log". It has been increased up to 4.4GB. I want to delete it, reset it to 0KB, or disable creating it in the future. But when ...
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How do I log file system read/writes by filename in Linux?

I'm looking for a simple method that will log file system operations. It should display the name of the file being accessed or modified. I'm familiar with powertop, and it appears this works to an ...
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MacBook Pro 13 early 2011 random restarts and verbose log needed

I have a MacBook Pro 13 Early 2011 model that has been experiencing some random restarts (across OS’s Mavericks and Yosemite). I have tried almost every fix offered online. SMC PRAM reset, reseating ...
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how to log dmidecode results using bash

I have been trying to write a bash script to log dmidecode results in the a log file. Till now, this is how far I got. #!/bin/bash for i in `seq 0 5`; do sudo su <<HERE dmidecode -t $i ...
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Identify last linux shutdown time

We have a server running RHEL 5. Sometimes the power cuts and the server is down (the UPS handles only 30 min). I want to be able to to identify the time of the shutdown, in an other term the last ...
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wireshark save capture directly to file with filter

I am looking to have a long-term packet capture running to monitor DNS requests on my machine. I generally use wireshark for network monitoring, but since I am only interested in DNS packets, and over ...
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How do I log startup and shut-down times in Windows 7?

I'd like to log the times when my computer starts up and shuts down. I don't need any diagnostic info or anything, just a simple note of the date and time, e.g. something like: 2011/04/29 08:17:34 AM ...
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How to make a ring buffer for logs in linux?

I need a ring buffer - say 1 MB - for logs. I want to redirect a service's stdout and stderr to a ring buffer, and usually do not do anything with it. But when there is an error, i want to see the ...
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Get Notified of Errors in Windows Event Log

I wrote a powershell script to make a database dump that I plan on having run nightly with Windows Task Scheduler. It outputs to a log file so I can make sure everything is working, but I want to be ...