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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best practice for nginx/tomcat logging

I would like to know, what would be the best practice for nginx logging. Currently we are logging all the request which comes to nginx web server both access and error logs. Question is Is there ...
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Debugging random SQL login failure from Web Server

This is a very basic level question, but it could really benefit from some extra help in the diagnosis. We have a 2005 SQL Server Named: SERVERNAME-PROD We have a Web Apps Server that's running IIS ...
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Show historic hardware changes in windows 7 [migrated]

Brief question: In Windows 7, Is there a log where I can see the ram memory of the system at different dates? Explanation: A friend of mine have detected some missing hardware (ram sticks) on some ...
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Bringing in single and multi-line App log records to ELK (some contain JSON objects) [migrated]

I'm trying to take log records from a custom (node.js) application that will be putting data into elastic search and then processed by Kibana. My environment is Ubuntu with ELK (Elasticsearch, ...
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Adding timestamps to supervisord logs

Is it possible to let supervisord add timestamps to the outputs in stdout_logfile and stderr_logfile? I couldn't find it anything about that in the documentation.
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How to log administrator activities in Red Hat Enterprise? [on hold]

Is it better to use auditd or sudo logs to log root and other user activities on a Red hat enterprise machine?
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IDS (or similar) to query ELK logs and send alarms on strange situations [closed]

I have an ELK stack (that receives logs from mostly web services,web applications). I'd like to not only store and visualize some stats about the logs(features of ELK) but also to use them to detect ...
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Logging in IIS 7.5/8.0

I have an IIS 8.0 Server setup running ASP .NET applications. In addition to the normal logging like, Begin Request, End Request, Requests /Sec, etc., I also want to log some perfmon counters like ASP ...
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Graylog ignoring all HTTP logs

I've integrated our PHP web application using Monolog recently and added support for logging into Graylog. Until very recently I've used the Graylog VM and I've successfully logged all the information ...
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Logging data posted to a specific URL in Apache

I have been asked to create a logging solution for an AngularJS application on a large e-commerce site. The solution itself has been created but actual transmission of the log data to the server has ...
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Modifying LogFormat in Apache

I need to modify the LogFormat in Apache in order to add the X-Forwarded-For header and log clients' real IPs. I attempted to edit that in httpd.conf file but I then found two separate parts for the ...
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building a SIEM, should I send logs or get them from the gathering machine?

I am working in a Linux environment, I would like to gather all the logs from the machine pool on a unique machine X. There are several log files I need to move and I am not sure about the way I ...
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Non-domain log forwarding certificate types

I'm trying to set up a source initiated subscription (Log forwarding) where the event source server is not in the same domain as the event collector server. I'm following these steps. It states that ...
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Access to “Windows Security” logs for “eventlog” group

Security logs are not available for users in eventlog group. I've checked this down to security event log file. eventlog group has all permissions. Unfortunately I cannot add my user to ...
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nginx log when specific referrer is present

Because someone steals content from our website, I need to create additional log file, that logs only if http_referrer contains specific domain. Currently I have this: if ($http_referer ~* ...
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What's in the DNS Debug Log Message Fields

I've enable debug logging options on the DNS server, and I'm trying to parse through the output in dns.log. Here's a guide from technet on how to use server debug logging options, but I can't find ...
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How to monitor/log wireless events including failed authorization attempts?

Is it possible to log wireless events including failed authorization attempts? I have two access points and also would like to see, which one is serving which client and see when client is connected ...
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Is there a way to backup logs to tape without mounting a NAS?

The traditional way to send logs to tape backup as I understand it is to mount a NAS which has the ability to do tape backups (or maybe send to a syslog server which in turn mounts a NAS). Is there a ...
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Recommended Storage for Domain Controller Collecting Audit Logs [duplicate]

I am currently working with a customer on getting their Windows audit logs to our SIEM. Since the customer is unwilling/unable to provide hostnames for each host in the environment, I have suggested ...
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shell command to find common IPs on a specific url from error_log [closed]

Is there a shell command to group all the most common IPs that requested a specific file via GET (or that came from a url)? For example with this command I can group requests from ip: cat ...
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IIS 7.5 not rolling over logs hourly

I have six IIS 7.5 web servers deployed using a Shared Configuration. The properties for the logging in the configuration are set to log Per Site, W3C, and on an hourly schedule: For five of the ...
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Windows Domain Controller Authentication Logon Logging and Forensics

This question does not take Windows Server 2003 and older OSes into consideration. I know that for local logon (event ID 4624) also the logon type is logged (interactive, remote, etc.). Is there a ...
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What does READ_CONTROL mean in the Security event log?

I have been asked to create audit record of file accesses. By the log is simply overwhelming. A single double click of a text file opening in notepad creates more than 10 log entries with Event Id ...
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Show blocked SMTP connections in Exchange 2010

Currently, I have an anonymous receive connector set up on my Exchange 2010 system that allows from an entire subnet. I'm looking to change this to only allow from specific IPs, but need to know when ...
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How can I detect mail servername used from my clients to my server?

I have a web and mail server with Ubuntu 10.04, Apache 2, courier, postfix, Ispconfig 3 and multiple sites hosted. The clients use mail from Outlook with a config like this: @domain1.com use pop and ...
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How to grep (or other command?) for first instance to last instance in a log?

How does one grep/search a text file so that the results show the first line with the string, and then every other line until the last line with the string? So, if I have a file that looks like this: ...
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What's the purpose of spammy HTTP referers?

In the logs of my website, there's a lot of visits with a HTTP referer set to spam-like websites (usually Russian sites, I've noticed). I assume what they're doing is just using a web crawler to visit ...
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Understanding syslog conf - targeting specific types / tags of logs

I'm combining log files from several docker containers on my host and sending them a remote logging service. I'm just redirecting the output to logger and tagging it: docker-compose logs 2>&1 ...
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Any easy way to find out what process creates files in specified dir?

I have a superuser ssh access to a third-party ubuntu 14.10 box with misconfiguration: some process creates lots of temp files in a dir (and does not clear them, depleting inode limit slowly). Is it ...
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Trouble filtering googlebot from apache access log

Though it seems like it should be pretty straightforward, I have been unable to configure apache so that googlebot's requests are not stored in the access log. I've tried the following lines: ...
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How are filters combined in syslog-ng

If I've got an entry in syslog-ng log { source (src); filter (filter1); filter (filter2); filter (filter3); filter (filter4); destination (all_log) } And, say filter4 is a very ...
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Sftp Log for every Jailed User

I've a sshd_config file like the following: Match user foo ChrootDirectory /mnt/foo-jail/ ForceCommand internal-sftp AllowTCPForwarding no AuthorizedKeysFile ...
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Multiple Apache error logs for one virtual host

I have poorly written PHP application that produces a lot of E_NOTICE and E_WARNING messages to error log. I can't do much about it, but it's hard to keep track of those real errors like E_ERROR and ...
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Logging traffic in a file? [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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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ssh pass original user to environment on server [closed]

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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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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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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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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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 ...