Recording activity on the system (or of a particular program) for later reporting and analysis. Logins, logouts, web server page requests, etc might all be logged.

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Logging traffic in a file?

today I'm looking for a tool that allows me to log any traffic that goes in and out. It would be perfect if it would store that data in text files on the server. Does anyone have a tool like this? ...
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How do we extract ftp client information from proftpd logs [on hold]

using proftpd 1.3.4. Needs to see which FTP client is being used by end user any idea where it will be logged. or what configuration changes it will need
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How to find corresponding IP addresses from apache error logs [on hold]

I have a ton of error log entries in my apache error.log file that look like this: [Mon Mar 30 04:31:12 2015] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] File does not exist: /path.com/phph [Mon Mar 30 ...
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HHVM stops logging [on hold]

We are trying out hhvm (with nginx) for a production website, because one customer really wanted to try it, and of course you do what customers want :) Basically it works great, even though i ...
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Warnings in Tiger auditing reports (process is listening on socket)

I get email logs like the ones below emailed daily from my server. I don't really know what does it mean and thinking about disabling them, but I guess this is not a good idea and it's better to learn ...
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PuTTy log started to consolidate characters

PuTTy has started behaving very oddly recently. I use the logging facility regularly, and lately it's started to show log entries like this: Mar 29 19:10:33.472infosshd-debug: Accepted ...
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Why would kern.log stop logging after crash & reboot

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 I recently noticed that my servers kern.log had stopped logging. I've not separated iptables from the kern.log so it used to be very active, however recently it's been logging ...
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mysql slow log filling up without queries

I have slow query logging turned on but have noticed it just fills up with this repeated. It's in there close to 5000 times since yesterday when I reset the log file. There are no slow queries on the ...
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Error logs are stored in which folder in tomcat? [closed]

Hi we are using Liferay and Tomcat when we run the server we get some errors but they are not recorded in a file?? How to Record them. If already they are present kindly tell me folder Location We ...
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ssh pass original user to environment on server [on hold]

First off, i do not know wether passing the information to the environment is the best approach, so i will start by detailing what i actually want to achieve. on a corporate scale, there are servers ...
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Folder keeps getting deleted and I can't find out why

I have a Joomla based website running on CentOS, Apache, PHP, MySQL. I am using plupload file uploader to upload the files. I'm uploading the files to /tmp/uploads directory where they are processed ...
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Tomcat access log - how to log field in cookie [on hold]

I want to log all requests to my web app and their responses. Each request may have a session associated with it, which is provided in a session cookie. I've been trying to do this using Spring ...
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Recording API Requests from Heroku Application [migrated]

We have a PHP application running on Heroku. The application makes several API calls to different external resources. We know some of these API calls are slow and cause the application's response ...
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Do DFS logs contain folder permission changes?

I have a DFS server sharing files and want to see when an admin gave read/write/full control to a user in a DFS share. Is there any way I can view this? I have checked in C:\Windows\Debug but the log ...
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nginx error log Grok pattern

I am having trouble getting the following nginx error log message to parse in the grok debugger. I have a feeling there is a stupid trick that I should use but can't figure out what it may be. ...
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Stop PostgreSQL from logging statements on error [migrated]

My postgresql 9.3 logs are sprinkled with entries like these (redacted to protect the guilty): STATEMENT: INSERT INTO table (key, value) VALUES ($1, $2) ERROR: duplicate key value violates unique ...
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Runit logging not working

I created a service with runit. Service starts and falls without logging. I need information about STDOUT of service for error detection (service starts without runit properly). I created a ...
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systemd logcheck rule not working

given is this logcheck rule: ^\w{3} [ :[:digit:]]{11} [._[:alnum:]-]+ systemd-logind\[[[:digit:]]+\]: New session [[:digit:]]+ of user [^[:space:]]+\.$ and this log entry: Mar 19 09:16:09 horst ...
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logging SSLv3-handshaking failure on nginx

I have website server by Nginx in FreeBSD. Last week we decided to drop support for SSLv3 connection for our site. However I wondering if nginx has logs of all client who can't do SSL-handshake ...
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Is there any dynamically produced .log file showing up the memory usage on FreeBSD? [migrated]

I am using FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE and I was just wondering if there is any .log file produced by default from the system because I am using ELK and I want to pass this file to logstash and then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS - RSysLog 8.8.0 - omusrmsg not working

I have been trying for two days to get RSysLog to alert all [or specified] users of certain Facilities/Priorities hitting RSysLog. rsyslog.d/50-default.conf: ... *.emerg ...
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Read only permissions on some Linux logs

I would like to limit a certain user (let's call it logger) to be able to only read some (not all) logfile (web, php framework, radius,etc).I am not sure how to do it the "best" way. So far I have a ...
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How can solve this error in nginx logs?

nginx version: nginx/1.6.2 /usr/logs/nginx-error.log [ uest: "GET /server-status HTTP/1.1", host: "127.0.0.1" 2015/03/14 05:21:24 [error] 23068#0: *8616047 openat() ...
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Clear Dell OpenManage SBE memory log of all and specific connectors without rebooting the server

Running omreport chassis results in: Health Main System Chassis SEVERITY : COMPONENT Ok : Fans Ok : Intrusion Critical : Memory Ok : Power Management Ok : Processors Ok ...
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How to log a hash of the session cookie with Apache HTTPD?

So, I want to log an information that is equivalent to a session cookie (called session_id) in the Apache logs. I do not want to simply put the cookie in the log format (%{sid}i) because a compromise ...
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sql server: best practice for log backup in full recovery mode [closed]

I have a development sql 2014 environment. I need to put all db in full recovery mode in order to test availability groups, so I need to manage logs to avoid excessive growth. I don't need to keep log ...
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Lighttpd stops writing to access.log

I have this issue with my lighttpd installation where logging to access.log will cease once the default log-rotating software erases my access.log after copying it to access.log-YYYYMMDD. I have to ...
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Fortigate 60D - Empty log and report

Environment: Fortigate 60D Forti OS 5.0 I can not see any log or report in the firewall. I have already activated forticloud and I recieve empty reports. Is there something that we have to ...
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Possible to have FQDN in Debian Logfiles?

Is it possible to have instead the hostname the fqdn inside debian log files? Example: Now its: Mar 2 18:00:12 www rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="5.8.11" x-pid="2442" ...
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sending tomcat catalina.out to syslog

we're on tomcat 6.4 on centos. I've been trying to get the catalina.out logs in tomcat to syslog. For reasons it's very important that I don't send the raw logs, they have to be tagged with OURTOMCAT: ...
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Turn off error and access logs for one virtual host (Apache HTTP Server 2.4 on Windows) [duplicate]

How to turn off error and/or access logs for one virtual host in Apache HTTP Server 2.4? OS: Windows (There is a question about that but it is about Linux.)
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Can't setup Apache CustomLog to directly import in Piwik

I configured apache just like this article (https://github.com/piwik/piwik/tree/master/misc/log-analytics#setup-apache-customlog-that-directly-imports-in-piwik) explains but nothing happens during ...
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Error Reporting for File Copy Process

I have a rather complex process in place which runs a java program to retrieve service records from our CRM and export them into an excel spreadsheet, which gets placed onto a server in our data ...
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IIS 7, LogStash and flushing IIS logs

I'm using LogStash to import IIS logs into ElasticSearch. It's done by pointing the LogStash to the folder with IIS logs which contains several log files each per day. Currently I don't use the ...
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how to monitor multiple log files?

I have to monitor multiple logs. By now I have a iTerm on my mac with several windows. So I have all logs on one sight. The idea is now to have a RaspberryPie with an extra monitor. By now after a ...
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Windows Event ID 4624 Repeating With Resource Not Available

We've recently started logging 4624 event IDs on our domain controllers to help track user activity. Overall this has been fine, but recently started getting these messages over and over again. ...
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Lighttpd error log increases too fast

I am using lighttpd v1.4.35 and I have developed a simple web page with some links to test. After some clicks I have noticed the error log is increasing too fast. In /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf I ...
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How to set up a global CustomLog on Apache2 for every virtualhost

Actually I got some issue with file descriptors on Debian Wheezy with 3.2.13 kernel and Apache/2.2.16. I would like to reduce this limit, actually each virtualhost got a CustomLog and an ErrorLog, I ...
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Logstash: Failed to flush outgoing items

First of all, I'm a total newbie to logstash. Despite the fact that I've managed to achieve some basic logging (trying to parse an apache log file without the build in COMBINEDAPACHELOG). However, I ...
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My site is suddenly getting slammed, not legitimate traffic

I run a site with about 700 registered users. On a typical day, there are 30-50 hits. In the last three days, the traffic has increased insanely fast (according to Google Analytics). I got 7,287 hits ...
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Flush IIS7 logs manually on remote machine

I know how to flush IIS7 logs when I'm logged on some machine: netsh http flush logbuffer How can I do it on another machine?
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Cryptic NGINX access log entries [duplicate]

While reading my nginx access and error logs I stumbled upon some rather unusual entries. 127.0.0.1 - - [11/Feb/2015:15:08:25 +0100] ...
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Lockfile creation failed

I got a plain-text logfile (not lock file) in /var/log what I cannot open with: lockfile creation failed: exceeded maximum number of lock attempts I wonder what causes this and how can I unlock it ...
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Log which combines log files from three different servers

We have a three-server config with each server running nginx, and rails via Mongrel. Each rails installation has its own set of log files, in it's own 'log' folder, which is just a regular folder on ...
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Find the VirtualHost that got hight traffic from multiple log files

Sometimes my Apache server get high load. I have a lot of VirtualHost, each one having its own log file. The structure is like this /var/www/httpd-logs/virtualhost.com.access.log What command could ...
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gzip_ratio not printing in nginx logs

I'm configuring the nginx access_log to output in JSON format to use with other tools. The data I want includes info about the compression. I have gzip on, but the only thing I'm getting for the ...
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Make error_log readable by apache

Setup: CentOS 6.6, Apache 2.2.15, php 5.5.21 I 'm building a php script that displays the content of the /var/log/httpd/error_log file. Unfortunately, it does not work. The error message states: ...
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Drupal application load troubleshooting

I'm receiving some sporadic high server load on a Drupal application (really high. 8 cores, load average of 50). The load is normally sitting between 5-10. The Drupal application sits behind a ...
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Splitting MySQL General Query Log by Clients

I would like to know a solution to splitting very large MySQL general query logs by specific clients that have accessed the server. Ideally a separate log will be created for each client. Thanks
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JSON vs Key-Value for Splunk

Rolling out splunk I'm debating switching to JSON. Splunk supports spath now and even endorses JSON towards user friendliness (ref: http://dev.splunk.com/view/logging-best-practices/SP-CAAADP6 ) ...