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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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)

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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Keeping an easily searchable log of traffic through a router [closed]

I'm one of the sysadmins of a computer science students union which has a room on campus where people gather and work on projects or just hang around. We have an uplink to the university network and ...
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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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ISPConfig not writing error logs [closed]

I have a default ISPConfig on a Debian 7 + NGINX + PHP-FPM. No settings where changed. I moved one of my websites from an old server to this new ISPConfig server and I tried to access the website, ...
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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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Snort disable Syslog logging

is there a way to stop the snort deamon to log his status in syslog when it's get interrupted and startet? A snipped output can be seen here http://pastebin.com/82hy2F0x Thanks fork
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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 ) ...
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Linux: UFW blocks connections out via certain ports, how can i find which process initiated it?

I am noticing repeating attempts on my server to connect to a certain IP, UFW logs all the details, including the source port. Is there a way to log which process is initiating this? I am concerned ...
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Rotate log files with timestamp in file name

I have a log directory that my app writes into. It creates a log file like this: 2015-01-22-10-full-activity.log 2015-01-22-11-full-activity.log 2015-01-22-12-full-activity.log ...
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tail -f not following log file in Docker container

I am seeing some strange behavior running the tail -f command inside a Docker container in CoreOS. There are a number of variables I can think of that may be contributing to the problem but I am not ...
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Is Lync chat, or Persistent Chat a viable alternative to email based alerts? [closed]

I'm dealing with an envrionment that mostly uses email for alerting. The issue I have is that all emails must be journaled by policy. In addition, each email is replicated via SMTP using SMTP ...
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tomcat not logging to catalina.out

We have a server running a tomcat app that's not logging to catalina.out, we've checked the filesystem permissions, everything looks fine there. the logging.properties is the same (md5sum) as on ...
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Detailed logging of OS X [closed]

The company I work at is going from small business to medium along with new HR requirements. We mainly have OS X workstations. I'd like a solution where all of these workstations log to a local ...
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Why does my Apache access log timestamp sometimes go backwards?

I noticed that in my Apache log (actually Oracle's branded HTTP Server, which is really Apache) the timestamp of the lines sometimes goes down, instead of up. Here is an example: 1.2.3.4 - - ...
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Nginx Access.log status results according to different file

nginx access.log, I want to do status="200" access_log /var/log/access.log main; status="444" access_log /var/log/access444.log main; status="401" access_log /var/log/access401.log main; this can ...
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How do I find out when a MySQL root password was last changed?

I have looked for solutions to this. I am able to change it, but I need to find out when it was last done and preferably also seeing who was logged in when it was done. Need proof for a security ...
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Elasticsearch index much larger than the actual size of the logs it indexed?

I noticed that elasticsearch consumed over 30GB of disk space over night. By comparison the total size of all the logs I wanted to index is only 5 GB...Well, not even that really, probably more like ...
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amavis log email hash

I want to log a hash value of all emails handled by my mail-server. I found in amavis README.customize.gz the following line: The substitution text for the following simple macros is built-in: [...] ...
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Why doesn't logstash grab or index the files from the mapped drive?

I don't understand why logstash is so finicky with network resources. I shared a folder on another machine and then mapped it as Z: under Windows Explorer. I've verified the path and everything. I can ...
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How to get php-fpm to log to stdout / stderr when running in a docker container

I have php-fpm in a docker container and in the Dockerfile I edit the fpm config file (/etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf) to set up access logs to go to /var/log/fpm-access.log and error logs to go to ...
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Nginx: How to use docker log collector when nginx is running under supervisord

The official nginx docker image (Dockerfile) uses the following trick to hand off its logs to stdout and stderr so that they are captured by the docker log collector and viewable using docker logs ...
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Apache: Regex to log only last IP in X-Forwarded-For

I'm attempting to set up Apache 2.2's logging to record the last IP passed to it by the X-Forwarded-For header. I want to record the last IP from the X-Forwarded-For header if it exists and the ...
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Side effect of warning ip address could not be resolved name or service not known mysql [duplicate]

I setup Master Slave replication on two servers. It is working fine. But when I was reading error logs I found out the following warning - warning ip address could not be resolved name or service not ...
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Fluentd not writing apache access log to mongodb

I'm following the instructions from this link to write apache access logs to mongo db- http://docs.fluentd.org/articles/apache-to-mongodb. But nothing is getting written to mongo DB. I'm checking ...
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What is the purpose of elasticsearch logs? How to manage them?

As I understand indexes(or data) are being stored in /var/lib/elasticsearch by default, this folder contains nodes with 0 and 1 folders and overall size of these folders is 376M. The logs are ...
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Can I prevent some of the UFW messages from being logged?

My router broadcasts (sends to 224.0.0.1) something every forty seconds. This is caught by UFW which stores a log entry in syslog: Jan 5 03:49:02 log kernel: [ 1184.788900] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 ...
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BIND logging to find “resolved address”

Currently my logging is set up like this : logging { channel query_log { file "/var/log/named/query.log"; severity info; }; category queries { query_log; }; Which results in: client ...
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Website is partially loading - caught SIGTERM

I am getting the following error which is RANDOM. Restarting Apache solves the problem. [Fri Jan 02 16:19:21.854040 2015] [mpm_prefork:notice] [pid 18591] AH00169: caught SIGTERM, shutting down [Fri ...
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Python logger stops logging

On an application server (CentOs 6.4), python's native logger will stop writing to a log file after about 48 hours of continuous operation. This started occurring when we added fluentd (td-agent) to ...
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How to pipe all log files entries to a database on linux?

I am thinking about building an application that would read my different server log files, save the parsed data to a database, and then remove the line from the log file. This is my programer side ...