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monitoring error rate with monit

Is there a way to tell monit to alert me if there are more than X errors (e.g. lines matching "ERROR") in a log file in a certain time? My use case would be: errors sometimes appear in my log file ...
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1answer
641 views

How to install auditd on CentOS?

How to install auditd on CentOS 6.4 x64 ? I want to Log all commands run by admins Log all commands run by admins on production servers Edit: I can't run aduditd service I did with this tut enter ...
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1answer
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Finding out which log line triggered a logcheckd notification?

We are using the logcheck package in Debian for log-monitoring. If I understand it correctly, logcheck monitors the logs, filters out known (normal & unimportant) messages and triggers a mail if ...
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1answer
188 views

Trying to Setup Log Monitoring with Sentry

I am trying to setup a log monitoring application for monitoring Jboss Application logs. We have more than 50 Jboss Application servers in all our environments. My Requirement is below. The log ...
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What is the simplest way to monitor log files for (a) string/regex matches AND (b) lack of output?

On a single Linux server, there are often lots of independent (perhaps interlinked) services outputting numerous logs to files at known paths. Sometimes bad stuff happens and is written about, to the ...
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1answer
199 views

Make logwatch reports more interesting?

Is it possible to improve the quality of reports from logwatch? Like make it not just report disk usage which doesn't even change much in daily operation, but report significant changes in usage or ...
2
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2answers
225 views

Best Way to Keep Up on Linux Log Files

I run multiple Linux (Ubuntu) web servers and am looking for a convenient way to keep tabs on important log files. I'd like to monitor pertinent LAMP logs as well as server accesses/logins. Are there ...
0
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2answers
322 views

(Windows) Real-time monitoring of log files & regex pattern matching to trigger email alerts

Is there an application that can monitor a number of log files (text) and watch for regular expression pattern matches, then send email alerts when it finds one? I'm looking for something that will ...
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2answers
453 views

Monitor log file size with hyperic

I am monitoring a number of enterprise resources with Hyperic and have a hard requirement to monitor their log files both for content and for size, as they have a habit of growing out of control. ...
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3answers
275 views

Any QUICK hints for starting off with Splunk

Just downloaded a trial of Splunk, and am thinking of using it to monitor a Windows server base, with the associated apps, e.g.: o Windows event logs / WMI queries (for Windows O/S, SQL Server, ...
4
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1answer
110 views

List all files modified or created by certain application

Is there a free tool to list all files modified by certain application? What I would like to see is that I can start "monitoring" and start my application (MS Word). After that I can stop ...
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2answers
188 views

“Must have” tools for managing arbitrary *nix daemons and their activities

What tools do you advise for managing running daemons? This includes: Load monitoring: renice a daemon when it slows down the whole server Keeping alive: restart it when it's not functional. Maybe, ...
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8answers
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How can I get alerts when my site is down?

My blog is a custom ruby/rack application, and has been crashing randomly every couple of weeks. I sometimes don't notice for days, and I'd like to be notified immediately if it happens. What's the ...
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1answer
217 views

Complete stack traces from Hyperic

I've setup Hyperic to run on our CI-machine, and every once in a while it reacts to some random stack trace and sends of an alert. So far so good, we've caught a lot of intermittent bugs that way. ...
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6answers
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Colorize Monitoring of Logs

I sometimes monitor apache and php error logs using tail under FreeBSD. Is there any way to get colorized output, either using tail or some other command line app? Alternatively, what is your ...
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8answers
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Continuosly monitor logs with tail that are occasionally rotated

We're using tail to continuously monitor several logs, but when a log is rotated the tail for that file will cease. As far as I understand, the problem is that when the log is rotated, there is a new ...
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3answers
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Web-based log parser for real-time monitoring? [closed]

Running Windows 2008. I'm using Google Analytics which is perfect, except for: 1. data is 24 hours old 2. cannot monitor web services My best solution is to use something like LogParser, which ...
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6answers
6k views

Monitoring dmesg output

I find that when something goes wrong at a low level on one of my linux servers, I can see messages about it in the kernel ring buffer. These can be viewed from the command line using the dmesg ...
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14answers
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How to monitor a windows log file in real time? [closed]

There is a already question that asks about opening a large log files. But my intention is different. Is there any application that monitors a log file and updates as it is updated in real time? ...