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How do I log console output from a XEN VM?

I have a xen hvm vps with a console thats accessible using VNC. I'm wondering if there's any way of logging anything/everything that is sent to console? I'm trying to log the console cause my vps ...
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Console on ESXi 5

Is there also a console on ESXi 5? The well known method from ESXi 4 for the "hiddenconsole" does not seem to work. (Alt-F1, type "unsupported", enter root password)
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Hadoop logging on Mac going to console.. any setting to have it go to Hadoop's log files instead?

When I run a command for Hadoop on my Mac, Hadoop sends the logs to the command line. I could capture this on my own with > mylogfile.log, but I'm hoping there is simply a setting/option in Hadoop ...
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juniper j2300 console connection?

I've been given a Juniper Networks J2300 router, but I've never used a juniper device before and no idea where to begin on how to connect to the console of the device. I have a serial to RJ45 cable ...
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Linux: Print all messages to primary console *and* secondary console (monitor/KVM)?

I run Linux (Red Hat-based, CentOS, SL, versions 5 & 6) on a variety of Supermicro and other whitebox servers. Some have IPMI, some do not. Some of these systems are attached to a Keyboard/...
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What serial cable do I need for a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P?

Some idiot (one guess as to who) installed a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P in a 2nd location and forgot to change the IP before doing so. Now it's on a new subnet and I need to control it via console port. ...
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Setting php error_reporting value with a console parameter

In order to test my PHP projects on errors I normally use this command: find ./ -type f -name \*.php -exec php -l '{}' \; | grep -v "No syntax errors detected" I would like to extend the part php -...
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Specify the user for Xen's xm console?

I have a situation where I need xm console <domID> to drop into a specific user in a CentOS PV VM, say UserB. UserA was the first user created in the VM, and whenever I xm console <domID> ...
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Why do consoles sometimes hang forever when SSH connection breaks?

I've seen this with so many consoles (on Linux, Mac, ...), and with lots of different machines in many different networks. I can never pinpoint the exact reason, why this happens: All you have to do ...
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Accessing guest VirtualBox console via headless host SSH?

I've looked quite some time for this, and just can't find anything. Is there a way to access a VirtualBox guest consolle, via headless host SSH session? I.e. without any RDP/VNC protocols, just like ...
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How can I limit root to being able to only login on the console via /etc/security/access.conf

I know that I can prevent root from logging in via ssh with /etc/ssh/sshd_config but the auditors also want to see it done in /etc/security/access.conf as well. It seems doable but I can't determine ...
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Arrow keys not working in Solaris 10 Console Installation

I am trying to install Solaris 10 and facing a problem on selecting options. In network interface configuration I need to specify the IP Address of the router. The installation says as below. To ...
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How can I force my terminal to run high resolution in non-X11 environment in Linux?

I just installed Scientific Linux and I've had a high resolution terminal, then I upgraded my video driver to enable some features of my video card but with that my terminal went to regular resolution ...
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Can changing the tty improve compilation speed?

When I do large compilations (anywhere, but my question assumes Linux), many messages are often output to the screen. My question is, do these messages slow down the process? And if they do, does ...
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Setting Java Runtime setting for all users on a client PC

We have a problem with a java application running out of memory. Our (Windows XP) client PCs have JRE 1.6 version 18 installed. I want to increase the -Xmx runtime parameter for the JRE to 512M but I ...
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what console command ./ means?

I saw many times console commands like ./redis-server or ./mongo what exactly ./ means?
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Garbled using from Dell Drac for serial console redirection

I'm trying to get my DRAC 5 card to do serial console redirection so that I can SSH into it and access the server's bios / grub / bootup / console. So far, I can see/edit the bios, however as soon ...
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How do you track down kernel panic issues?

I've got a mac running as an office server which has it's share of kernel panics. I've tried reviewing the last item in the Console but I'm not sure if that's what I'm actually looking for or which ...
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XenApp Console - Lost Administrator Password

Running MF 4.5 using XenApp Advanced Config Console. I am administrator on the system but not configured for the console. Is there any way to gain access to the console as the previous Citrix Admin ...
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Gracefully Terminate Console App Run Via Task Scheduler

I'm running a console application on Windows Server 2008. I want it to always run, so I have scheduled it to run at startup via the Task Scheduler. I set up the task so it does not require a login. ...
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Brocade FCX terminal length

I have a Brocade FCX-4XG and I'm connected to the serial console. I would like to change the terminal length of this console to facilitate scripting, but unlike a cisco or juniper, it's not terribly ...
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Cisco Default Character Encoding on Console

Question What is the default character encoding used by most Cisco devices when communicating over the console? Background I'm a software developer, writing an application that interfaces with ...
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Check in console if a specified site is “installed” in the IIS service

I have posted a question about how to check if web service is installed, but I have realized this is not I am looking for. There is the next case - on Windows machine is installed the IIS. That ...
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Check if a web service is installed on Windows machine using console

I have to check if a web service is installed on the machine. There shouldn't be used any http requests and so all. All I have - is a ssh connection the machine. UPDATE There are many web services ...
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How to check if I'm in screen session?

is it somehow possible to check if I'm right now in screen session? I need it to determine if hitting ctrl+d would disconnect me from server or just close current screen. Thanks.
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KVM Guest installed from console. But how to get to the guest's console?

I'm trying to install a fully virtualized guest (Fedora 14 x86_64) on KVM (RHEL 6), using command-line only (both hypervisor and guest). It goes without errors, and without a tangible result . I'd ...
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How to avoid “KERN_WARNING” messages from console during boot time

There are several kernel messages printed to the console during boot time. I do not want the messages with loglevel "KERN_WARNING" to printed to the console. I only want the loglevels above "...
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Prevent the console from clearing the screen?

When booting into Linux, there are sometimes one or two lines that get quickly cleared. I think that some of them don't even appear in dmesg. If nothing else, I want to suppress the clear before the "...
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nonenghlish chars on linux

After I do this wget http://www.francefootball.fr/ All the french accents are displayed wrong on the console. Any ideas?
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Post-installation process of PostgreSQL 8.4 in FreeBSD?

I have installed PostgreSQL 8.4 with pkg_add -r postgres84-server. I added 'postgresql_enable="YES"to/etc/rc.conf, and executed/usr/local/etc/rc.d/postgresql initdb`. And when I run psql to start, it ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.10: Preventing a serial console from using UTF-8

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 Server box with a Digital VT220 connected over a serial line. (That's a real VT220, not a virtual one. An actual beige CRT thing.) It works great apart from the fact that ...
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Telnet hangs with vim [closed]

I'm starting to use telnet for remote access and control of others windows pc. The problem that I'm facing is that when i start the VIM program the telnet session hangs and it doesn't respond to any ...
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Connecting to xen domU console using vnc

To follow this question : Cannot connect to Xen domU via VNC if X isn't installed on domU I'm able to connect using VNC but only see the login screen, not the whole boot process log (and pygrub ...
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Notes 6: Anyway to access the Lotus Notes server console via Telnet/SSH/WMI/Powershell?

I'm trying to automate a lot of tasks at my new company using Powershell. So far, I've had a lot of success with their server and network monitoring, but one thing that alludes me is whether they is ...
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Reset shell margins or output?

I have two problems, in both cases the problem usually occurs when I resize my terminal client xterm. When ssh'd into a server all the output from commands doesn't scroll. It doesn't happen right ...
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Nested RDP and VMWare and ILO console sessions: keystroke repetition and latency

I'm working on a remote server installation entirely through ILO (but this also applies to IPMI and VMWare console sessions). Due to the software application and environment, my access is restricted ...
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How could I protect serial console?

How can I protect serial console which if forwarded over RS232-Ethernet to WAN? Is it possible? I was thinking about it, but I can't figure it out. Is it possible to allow login through serial console ...
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Serial connection over a single USB cable (Windows to linux, or linux to linux)

I'm helping out with a project for an embedded device that only has USB and no serial. This device is running Linux. These days, when we need to connect to a serial port on a device we typically use ...
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Missing hvc0 in Ubuntu Lucid Xen DomU

I've just installed an Ubuntu Lucid 64bit image (from Stacklet) as a Xen DomU, running under Xen 3.2.1 on Centos 5.2 64bit. Everything is working fine, except my logs are flooded with: /dev/hvc0: No ...
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Editing .bash_profile file not taking effect

I need to put export PATH=$PATH:/opt/lampp/bin to my ~/.bash_profile file so that mysql from command line works on my system. Please check mysql command line not working for further details on that. ...
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mysql command line not working

I have mysql running in my fedora system. I have xampp setup on the system and php projects present in the webspace are working fine. PhpMyAdmin is working fine. echoing phpinfo() in a PHP script also ...
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Text-based package manager GUI for CentOS

I come from Debian Linux. In that OS I used aptitude for a neat ncurses text-based GUI package manager. What exists for CentOS that is the same?
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Fedora14 serial console how-to needed

Has anyone ever got a serial console working in fedora 14 ? Is it as simple as adding to grub: serial --unit=0 --speed=38400 terminal --timeout=10 serial console and add to the kernel lines: ...
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Process in windows that does not have a console window?

I have many processes in a pipeline style application. Each time I launch the application there will be a different number and order of the processes that make up the pipeline. My intent is to start ...
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Remote Linux Installation

i will try to install a Linux-System to a remote System where i dont have a Monitor or Keyboard. I can access the machine with ssh. I found following Document that describe a serial connection via ...
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Is SSH console in ESXi 4x now supported

I noticed that it is very easy to open up SSH on ESXi 4x and there are no warnings or confirmations that hint at it being unsupported. Does this now mean that it is supported? I could not find any ...
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Out of Band Access - what's your favorite Terminal / Console Server [closed]

I am looking for a 32 or 48 port Console Server for access to routers, switches console ports in our Colo - any recommendations? The devices it would connect to are mainstream (Cisco, HP, NetApp, etc)...
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Debian Squeeze console not working after upgrade

We have upgraded a Debian Squeeze machine recently, which was installed in February 2010 and was never upgraded after that. After the upgrade, while booting the machine prints some messages and after "...
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On a linux server, how do I make iLO's remote console go somewhere other than the login prompt?

I have a server I'd like to appliance-ize. It is running CentOS linux and I'd like to make it so when logging onto the system via the console (In this case, using iLO's remote console) they are given ...
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Windows - How to remotely watch log files

I would like to look at some log files solely via the console on a standard Windows 7 machine. The logs are created by schedulded tasks and I find it a hazzle to use VNC for this purpose. What ...