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

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Suspended a user on WHM but still receiving chkservd / log still fails

I have suspended a user in WHM, but I am still receiving chkservd hang for that user. The user's actual access logs in cpanel are not that huge, so I am not sure what's wrong (?)
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I can't get nginx to log anything

I have installed nginx to ultimately serve a Rails app. Now, when I visit the ip of the server to check out the classic 'It works' page, I get the following message on the page that is served: An ...
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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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How to prevent Skype from deleting 'deleted messages' from log?

I use a mac and I recently tried to recover a deleted message from Skype. I discovered that Skype uses an sqlite database to store old messages and I found the logs under 'Application Support'. But ...
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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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Extract logs from server using PuTTY

I have daily task to do in office. There are some log files which are created on web and app server using Java applications. I have to log in using PuTTY. Then I have to login to server (Web and App ...
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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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What folder are installation logs in?

If an installer stores a log of the installation process, where would I find that log? If there is an installer that does not log the installation process, how can I make it do so?
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Logging when someone connects or removes a USB device to/from a Windows machine

I am currently trying to find a way to log all of the connections and disconnections of USB devices from all of the Windows machines on our network. This information needs to automatically be logged ...
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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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How sync files with s3cmd to Amazon S3, check if sent and remove locally?

I'm trying to use Amazon S3 service to store logs from my applications. Given /user/bin/s3cmd --help tells me what I need to know how send the files: s3cmd --help usage: s3cmd [options] COMMAND ...
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How Can I clear server log file to reduce memory?

I want to clear the server logs in Linux without having to restart server, so that I dont get Out of Memory issue. I heard that > filename would do that but that contents are stored to some other ...
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Linux - some way to keep a live-updating log file open in terminal?

This must've been done before: I want to keep a log file open in terminal so I can monitor updates to it as they occur. My searches are coming up with everything but this situation... I must be ...
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Event of file change

Good day, I have a cronjob that uses curl to get log file from server that only supports transmitting log via FTPS, and I know that this is not good way to monitor log file since every time the ...
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How to check a range of zipped files

I am looking for any ideas how to check for particular entry in given range of time in logs. If I am checking logs just from one day, I can do the following: more /var/logs/log.08.12.log | grep ...
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How can I track and log CPU and memory usage on a Mac?

I know I can use Activity Monitor (as well as a slew of 3rd party applications) to monitor the usage of RAM and CPU on my Mac. However, I want to capture a log over an amount of time so that I can ...
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Linux SNMP logger software

I have an application running on an old version of Linux using snmpwalk to read data from an instrument. I am experiencing some problems with this instrument. Every once in a while I seem to get a ...
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How to log services last status

I've been looking for a way to log the apache2 service in Ubuntu. The objective is to have a log (i.e.: /var/log/apache2/service.log) of when and who started/stopped/restarted the daemon. All ...
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Apache2 log to know WHEN the service was stoped/started

I want to check if the apache service was stoped/restarted yesterday, but I can't find a log to tell . Just access and error logs. Can you tell me how can I determine if apache2 service was stopped? ...
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auth.log time-stamps not ordered ?

We observe strange timestamps in the auth.log of an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. How can this even happen ? Dec 2 03:12:46 clusterinfo sshd[29157]: Connection closed by 183.82.1.229 [preauth] Dec 2 ...
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Pipe kernel messages to another process as they occur

I have an OLED screen on my laptop that I have configured to show status information. The current driver I have installed in Linux for it is able to display messages by sending them to a script as an ...
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Excel 2010: The file is corrupt and cannot be opened. — Is there an error log?

Is there an error log file that can provide details of the following Excel 2010 error? The file is corrupt and cannot be opened. In Excel 2003 some error messages would be displayed in the ...
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Logging All Outgoing Web Requests [closed]

I'm looking for a way to monitor my home network and log all outgoing web requests and record the URL's and possibly even the IP of the machine/device that made the request. I've considered using ...
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Which tools can log system resources usages in Windows/Linux? [closed]

I need a tool can log at least a few things like this: CPU load: (min/max/average) RAM load: (min/max/average) Storage size: (max/is used) Storage/folder growth size. AFAIK, Linux shell can help ...
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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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Monitoring a log file and send a notification (mail) when string is triggered

I want a nofitication (email) when the user-foobar is triggerd in the apache log like this 10.10.55.171 - userfoobar [21/Nov/2014:12:06:01 +0100] "GET /download/2719/test.jpg HTTP/1.1" 200 ...
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make particular service logs to be written in separate file in syslog.conf

One of the service is writting logs by default in /var/log/messages file. I want that service logs to be written other file. Logs in /var/log/messages files are being dislpalyed as below. Nov 20 ...
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Approach to providing read-access to logs

We have many servers (Dev, Integration, PT etc.) and there are a lot of tomcats running on each server. Our application is divided into components and each tomcat runs with the name of a specific ...
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POODLE - Monitor clients denied by disabling SSLv3

Is it possible via a log or something to view clients rejected by disabling SSLv3? I see the page comes up as "cannot be displayed" but I cannot find my request in any apache logs. It seems the ...
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Parsing XML log in shell

I have to parse a very large log file and I want to use the command grep (or any other tool). I am currently using PuTTy. I want to search for each log line for a specific string (let's call it AWB) ...
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Are there any simple windows utilities to monitor a text file and capture contents if a “trigger expression” is seen?

One of our customers (and not an especially computer literate one) is experiencing a problem that we are unable to reproduce. We have a Windows application with verbose log files available (using ...
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File viewer (or editor) that highlights all matches in the text visible on the screen

I am looking for a graphical application to read logs with. Personally I always use less to read logs, and it fulfills my need 100%. However selling "Why don't you use this text mode command with no ...
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Is it possible to change log destination for Task Scheduler?

I'm not sure if this is the right place for me to ask but I was wondering if it is possible to change where Task Scheduler store its logs? I have an .aspx that can read log files from virtual ...
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What does it mean when there are many POST requests to /wp-login.php in Apache logs?

The messages are directed toward the WordPress site on my server. These are coming from the access_log, and I don't know if this should worry me or not. There are well over a hundred lines of the ...
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Log every operation of root user (and sudoers)

I want to log every operation of root on my server. This is useful for debugging, or for setting up another identical server, and so on. I am searching for a solution for either centos or debian. ...
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Mac: What is /Users/PortDetect.log?

I have a file called /Users/PortDetect.log on my MacBook Pro, with contents like Wed Nov 25 18:22:42 2009 -- PortDetect started... Wed Nov 25 18:23:19 2009 -- PortDetect started... Who is making ...
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Log last N lines with irssi in real time

I am very new to irssi (and IRC in general), and I have the need to log only the last N number of lines from irssi to a text file, but I can't find any information on how to do something like that - ...
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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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How can I log all process launches in Linux

I would like to get a log of all processes that are launched with the time that they were launched and the arguments they were launched with. Is this possible in Linux?
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How do I log all UNIX shell commands submitted by all users?

Is there an elegant way to log every command submitted in all shells on a machine? This is in the context of an infrequently-used Ubuntu server, of which I am the only human user. (There are several ...
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Delete logs after consumption: logstash

I have logstash watching a directory on the host. Every time it sees a log that matches the path I specified in the logstash config it starts to import the data into my elasticsearch cluster. Does ...
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How to append %fromhost-ip% variable to every log line in rsyslog for remote host logs?

I use rsyslog variables to compose log filenames. Variables %HOSTNAME% and %fromhost-ip%. Everything is OK, but the question is: How can I append/prepend these variables to every log line for logs ...
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Dbus invoked application logging

If an application is run via dbus, like for example indicator-datetime-service, where does it log messages (glib logging, most likely via stderr / stdout I guess) go?
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How to determine if file on another machine is being accessed

I would like to determine if a file on another computer (or network) is currently being accessed. Ideally, I want to perform this task in a batch file, but other methods of performing this feat is ...
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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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No kernel messages are logged to kern.log

I am trying to configure rsyslog. Ultimately, I want to have a log file of dropped packets but I can't get rsyslog to log properly. /etc/rsyslog.conf looks like this: # /etc/rsyslog.conf ...
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How to clear content of a lot of text files fast under Windows

I have folder with logs. This folder contains a lot of log files. I cannot delete these files because server keep it. But I can remove content of every file. It is very annoying to open each file and ...
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Clarification about logging

For some time, I've been confused about computer message logging. As the article on Wikipedia said, Syslog is a standard for computer message logging. So are there any other standars beside syslog? ...
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How to log DNS queries from my home network?

I want to log all DNS lookups from computers on my home wireless network. What's the best way to do this? Options I know of: Using OpenDNS and let it log queries for me. However, in order to then ...
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logging of data traffic to follow cyber law

I have connected my ubuntu 14.04 computer to a "mirrored" port on my firewall, so that I can see all traffic on the network. I use this today to see who uses our bandwidth with NTOPNG. but since I ...