A log file is a file, often in clear text, which is generated by a software process to record some specific details about the workings of this process.

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Create Logfile for all fired commands on server

I want to maintain logfile for all fired command on server. We have more than 3 admins and I want to monitor all commands which are fired by these. Is it possible ?
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Elastic Beanstalk and IIS logs

I have an ELB app and when logging into an instance and looking at the IIS logs I see something like the following: 2013-10-18 17:14:25 10.240.27.2 GET /FSViewer/Img.aspx ...
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Getting logs from remote clients via rsyslog

I have freshly installed Debian 6. I am trying to get syslog server for a reason, I used to follow manual for this task. I configured /etc/rsyslog.conf on remote client server to send data via udp ...
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A good tool for parsing Nginx logs for Django app [closed]

Can anyone recommend a good tool to parse and analyze Nginx access logs which will group the urls based on the regex in my django urls.py files (or a config file generated from them)? It does not ...
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Apache logs just “plesklog”

I just discovered that my Apache 2.2.8 just logs in his access_log the string plesklog since a few weeks. Normally it looks like that www.xxx.yyy.zzz - - [19/Jul/2013:04:37:32 +0600] "GET ...
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Fail2ban still adding to log after uninstall

I am running a CentOS6 VM and I have been playing with Fail2ban, upon removing the service from my server I can see that it appears to be still posting logs to the /var/log/maillog Here is a link a ...
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Zimbra 8.0: Warning create file maildrop/XXXXX.XXXXX permissions denied

I have Zimbra 8.0 running over Ubuntu work fine but i have a warning postfix/postdrop[XXXX]: warning: mail_queue_enter: create file maildrop/XXXXX.XXXXX permissions denied the problem is i have ...
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Log Analysis Tools for Apache & Tomcat [closed]

I'm looking for a log analysis tool to monitor & analyse the logs from an Apache & Tomcat webfarm. It would need to have agents that run on the servers, and ship logs back to a central ...
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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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mysql on freebsd makes 1GB binary log files every 20 minutes filling free disk space very fast

I have a problem with MySQL on FreeBSD. It makes a lot of 1GB binary files every 20 minutes and it's filling free disk space rapidly. -rw-rw---- 1 mysql mysql 1073741982 2013-09-14 18:26 ...
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Statistics from huge IIS logs

We have a web site which produce roughly 100GB of IIS Web log files every month. We would like to get statistics from these logs, for instance the most visited URL's, authenticated users with most ...
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Apache logs accesses on an already rotated log file

I usually create my access and error logs in a domain-name folder under /var/log, and these files are rotated with logrotate using this conf : /var/log/mydomain.org/access.log { weekly missingok ...
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Nginx bytes sent larger then acutal file size

I am using Nginx 1.4.1 and when I looked at the log file and added up the total bytes sent for different files it was larger then the file size. Here is part of the log file 127.0.0.1 - User1 ...
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Snort, Portscans and Scanned IP Range field

According to manual.snort.org, TCP Portscans goes from one computer to other one, but when you take a look to an tcp portscan alert in snort/snorby you can see this: In one hand: Source: ...
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kern.log bandwidth and syslog filling up with bandwidth lines

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and my kern.log, bandwidth, and syslog files are filling(And completely consuming my hard drive) with this stuff Apr 18 20:20:23 main kernel: [1886527.503932] BANDWIDTH_OUT:IN= ...
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“Catch-All” access log with Apache Virtual Hosts?

I have many virtual hosts set up on a web server, each one having its own error and access log. The relevant lines of httpd.conf are something like this: ErrorLog /var/log/httpd-error.log LogFormat ...
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How can i fully log all bash scripts actions?

I want to capture ALL the logs data, both with error messages, from my script output, and redirect them all to log file. I have script like below: #!/bin/bash ( echo " `date` : part 1 - start " ssh ...
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How to disable MySQL logging?

MySQL in RHEL 5.5 logs it errors in /var/log/mysqld.log Which grows to mammoth size frequently. I need to disable it, but I failed to find any reference to do it. Finally I added below in my.cnf ...
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Who to exclude specific domain from nginx log file

There are a lot of API-Requests to a non existing service. Is there a way to tell nginx that it shouldn't log the request errors for this sub-domain?
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awstats parse of postfix mail log drops all records

I'm trying to get awstats to parse the postfix mail log, but it drops allmost all entries with messages like: Corrupted record (date 20091204042837 lower than 20091211065829-20000): 2009-12-04 ...
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Is my dns server being attacked? And what should I do about it?

I've been having some intermittent dns problems with a web server, where certain isp's dns servers don't have my hostnames in cache and fail to look them up. At the same time, queries to opendns for ...
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Apache Error Log what does mean for “File doest not exist / undifined”

I can not understand following error from my VPS (LAMP) 175.101.XX.XX - - [27/Aug/2013:17:41:48 +0530] "GET /undefined HTTP/1.1" 404 694 "http://mydomain.com/memberpage.php" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT ...
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Delete log files on Virtual Host

I have a few virtualhosts set up on my machine, and the server keeps crashing because of the disk space being too full. I've checked out and it seems that one of my virtual host log folder is 2Gb. In ...
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Is it possible to specify custom error log format in nginx?

I can specify custom log format for access log in nginx, but it won't work for error log. I wish I always saw time when error occur. Is it possible?
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Distributed grep

Is there a solution for a distributed grep? here's the story: I have a bunch of web servers and want to query their application logs (I'm using tomcat, if it matters). I don't want to have to copy ...
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Apache Error Log Analyzer — Which is Best?

I have 3 log analyzer tools pre-installed on my server. In your opinion, which of the 3 analyzer tools do you find best? My Objective: basically to analyze the error log file Software Installed: * ...
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How can I get ONLY the IP adresses from my Apache AWStats server logs?

I am having trouble getting my IP addresses from my site's server log out from amidst the mess of other data in a server log. Before I crack open Excel I know there's a way to do it because I found ...
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How to Enable IPtables TRACE Target on Debian Squeeze (6)

I am trying to use the TRACE target of IPtables but I can't seem to get any trace information logged. I want to use what is described here: Debugger for Iptables. From the iptables man for TRACE: ...
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Gitolite3 not writing

I am a bit at world's end here. I want to install gitolite3 smart http over apache. I can successfully pull, but not push (doesn't even give me any errors or notices, not even in any known log). I ...
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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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CentOS dedicated server hangs and discovers new hardware every 3 to 10 hours

I have a dedicated server since March 2013 with CentOS release 6.4 (Final) and CPanel 11.38.1 (build 15) with [Apache/2.2.24 (Unix) PHP/5.2.17]. The server has only one website with traffic about 2000 ...
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logrotate does not compress /var/log/messages

Over time I noticed some logs in /var/log such as auth, kern and messages were getting huge. I made logrotate entries for them: $ cat /etc/logrotate.d/auth.log /var/log/kern.log { rotate 5 ...
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SSH to track hacker [duplicate]

I'm very new to using SSH and my server has been hacked, someone has gone onto a website of mine and made modifications. I have the time which they did it (29/07/2013 18:14:30), but cannot see how ...
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Cron job does not generate expected log file

I'm trying to execute a shell with crontab. The cron job executes the shell but doesn't generate the log file i need. This is what i'm using for my cron: 10 * * * * /home/user/3nvo.sh This is a ...
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How can i have various configuration in nagios config file

I am using nagios check_logfiles plugin from here http://labs.consol.de/lang/en/nagios/check_logfiles/ I have the config file like this @searches = ( { tag => 'san', logfile => ...
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Need Explanation of User Agent

I'm analyzing user agent field of different types of web server logs. Ex. Apache Access Log/W3C/iplant etc. I found some lines in the log files have following type of user agents. I'm confused since ...
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How can I forward an application log to a remote log server?

I have an application which writes its own log file in /var/log/app/app.log. How can I forward these logs to a remote Rsyslog server?
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tool to analyse/grep log files

Is there any web based GUIs to analyse or in realtime filter/grep log files from apache? log files that are access logs or error logs or postfix logs etc. Edit: I don't mean traffic analysis. Much ...
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EDAC error messages at boot each time, is it a hardware issue?

I noticed I have EDAC error messages in the logs while I was doing a dmesg. Then I found out I am getting the same EDAC error message each time at boot. This is on CentOS 6.4 x86_64. I suspect a ...
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how can i get list of created and deleted files on the server?

i have a image sharing website , users log and upload image last night i've lost about 30 newly-consecutive uploaded images ... i mean they have been uploaded ... apparently ... they are in the ...
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How does nginx handle log file growth by default?

I'm a bit worried because its been a couple of days and my access log file is up to 250MB+. Does it roll log files over and delete them? I'd like for there only to be 1GB or less of log files total.
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Yesterday-access.log is pointing to a different directory

Under /var/log/ispconfig/httpd/quotednews.com/ folder, the yesterday-access.log is pointing to a wrong directory. yesterday-access.log is just a symlink to: ...
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How to understand these lines in apache.log

I just get 19000 lines like these in the apache.log file for my site example.com. My hosting provider shut down the hosting and notified me that I need to avoid to activate my hosting again. I ...
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Search log files newer than a time

I have a log file which has entries like below. I want to find only the log entries newer than a given time. What would be a suitable shell script for it? [2013-06-23 21:31:19,972] INFO [2013-06-23 ...
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Iptables LOG rules — what are they good for?

The arch wiki reads, The LOG target can be used to log packets that hit a rule. Unlike other targets like ACCEPT or DROP, the packet will continue moving through the chain after hitting a LOG ...
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Postfix log file grows too fast

I've configure postfix for just sending emails. (I need it just for PHP mail() function). However, after one day running, And just a couple of sent emails, the log file is about 20 MB. Checking the ...
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Coherent logs from multiple identical nodes

I have multiple web heads running a stack containing Apache/mod_php/Magento/MySQL and more. Every time I need to view logs I find myself jumping on multiple servers to view logs in different files ...
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55GB LDF file in C:\Windows\SYSMSI\SSEE\MSSQL.2005\MSSQL\Data? How can I clear it?

It seems I had someone trying to perform brute-force login attempts on my SQL 2005 server. As a result, the log file has grown to about 55 gigs and sits in ...
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unix logrotate specify chunk size

How can I specify output file size which I want after rotation? For example lets say I want to run logrotate when log file reaches 10MB and I want to split this log into chunks which are 1MB max. I ...
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Good Free Tomcat Log Analyser? [closed]

Could someone recommend a good and free program for analysing Apache Tomcat logs. I don't need real-time analysis or anything like that. I have a log and I just want a quick and easy way to get some ...