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Monit cannot connect to Solr/Jetty instance

I have my Solr/Jetty up and running well on Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to hookup my monit conf to monitor it, but it is having trouble connecting to the service. I have Solr running on port 8983 and ...
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How to make “\n” a new line in terminal?

I'm trying to view the HHVM log in a friendly way - currently it just comes out as a giant block of text. I've noticed there are various instances of "\n" in there. How can I get my terminal (gnome ...
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Integrating Zenoss (mail data Logs) with MySql database table?

I have installed Zenoss monitoring tool on my pc and I want to store every outgoing email from the zenoss to a database. Does any one know how I can achieve this. FYI I just use this server to send ...
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Python uWSGI logs have no read permissions

I am running a Python Flask server on uWSGI over an EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The server is configured as follows: [uwsgi] http-socket = :9000 plugin = python wsgi-file = /path/to_wsgi.py ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 System Logging

I've set up an Ubuntu 14.04 Server (from an Ubuntu 12.04 Server) but today I wanted to look in the auth.log but this file is not used. It seems that ┬┤syslog┬┤ was deleted. How does Ubuntu 14.04 log? I ...
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Monitoring important log files on multiple linux hosts?

I have a few servers running on AWS and have Nagios/Icinga doing the monitoring of all critical services. We're trying to figure out the best way to monitor all logs - system, DB, PHP, Apache, etc - ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 crash analysis - strange binary data on all open files at the moment of crash

A couple of hours ago we got a system crash on Ubuntu 12.04. We checked all the log files and there is nothing suspicious to blame to. Last stuff that was logged was some dovecot activity. There are ...
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OpenTSDB Web interface showing nothing other than header and footer

NOTE: I moved the question from stackoverflow to serverfault as this question didn't attract attention. I have a temporary OpenTSDB and hbase hosted on a aws micro server. http://54.72.180.169:4242/ ...
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How do I see if user connected to mysql over ssh tunnel?

I imagined command last, would also give me mysql over ssh tunnels list. But I was wrong. Is there a place where this tunnels are logged? Ubuntu server 12.04.
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How to Change sysstat/sar logging folder

I have just enabled sysstat on one of my servers (Ubuntu 12.04), I have noticed it is logging all to /var/log/sysstat/sa04 /var/log/sysstat/sa05 /var/log/sysstat/sar04 How can I change the sysstat ...
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Not getting anything written to my log files in ubuntu

I am not getting any logs in auth.log, kern.log, syslog or any other log files on my 12.04 ubuntu server. There is also no rsyslog.conf if it should be there by default. rsyslogd is not running as ...
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Is this a security breach?

I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04LTS (I know it is too old), which over the last couple of weeks has on occasion been unresponsive to network traffic, and needed a hard reset first thing in the ...
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Cannot find upstart logs in syslog despite a log-priority of debug (ubuntu 13.04 & mint 16)

I've set upstart log level to "debug" sudo initctl log-priority debug But I still cannot see anything in /var/log/syslog. sudo initctl emit hello # no log sudo initctl start my-broken-service # ...
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Should I Set pm.start_servers to Highest Value or Not?

I have the following settings on my PHP-FPM: pm.max_children = 256 pm.start_servers = 50 pm.min_spare_servers = 40 pm.max_spare_servers = 128 Even if I set it to higher value, I still get the ...
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remote server log viewer/analyzer

I have an rsyslog server running Ubuntu 12.04 which stores logs from different clients also running Ubuntu 12.04. Now I want to view those logs from my machine which also runs Ubuntu 12.04. One way ...
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How to enable Likewise-open debugging / logging?

I have a Problem using Likewise to join a Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Server to a Domain an Login in users via ssh using sso. I have searched the internet but so far did not find anything about how to ...
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Server timezone changed to PHT but logs still written in MST?

A couple of days ago, I updated the timezone on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server using $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. Today I noticed while tailing the mail log, that the times were still 15 hours behind. ...
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Log incoming requests on Ubuntu (ports 80, 443)

We have Tomcat running on Ubuntu server. It runs a web service, open to the internet. Sometimes it has a sudden spike of traffic and goes down. There is nothing unusual in Tomcat access logs. I guess ...
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Where are the logs for ufw located on Ubuntu Server?

I have an Ubuntu server where I am blocking some IPs with ufw. I enabled logging, but I don't know where to find the logs. Where might the logs be or why might ufw not be logging?
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High Processor Usage

I have a Linode VPS and am getting alerts regarding high CPU usage every few days - a reboot solves the problem - but would rather find the issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 and other than PHP, MySQL ...
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Live access logging for many nginx websites

I'm running a couple of dozen sites on a server for a client. This number moves around pretty fluidly as they test ideas and we have a flexible configuration to host things. The problem comes in that ...
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Matching time to system event

I have a file server running Ubuntu 12. I have recently installed noflushd to spin-down unused hard drives in an effort to extend their life. I am noticing that every morning at the same time ...
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samba logs be parsed to a user-friendly graph/report

can samba logs be parsed to a user-friendly graph/report. Is there any way to get samba logs in a user friendly graph or report. Regards, Muralikrishna
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Samba logging all to get logs about all user activities on shared folders and files

How can I get logs for all user activities on files and folders in samba sharing. Please let me know what changes to be done on samba configuration file /etc/samba/smb.conf My /etc/samba/smb.conf ...
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auth.log being filled by pointless logs

I have written a c++ app that reads from a USB port. I also have a php daemon that calls this app every minute of every day. For each call, the following log gets written to the auth.log file: Jan ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Can't find my logs

Up until few days ago, my Ubuntu 10.04 worked like a clock. Then I switched to Ubuntu 12.10 and things don't work the same way with this setup. First, the new system wasn't logging any mail activity, ...
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I can't get the dump_io module working

To debug my webapp behaviour behind some weird network, I need to dump all HTTP request coming to the Apache2 server (on a standard Ubuntu). So I tryed to activate the dump_io module : a2enmod ...
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No external src ip in log files (my router ip appears instead)

I recently retired my workhorse WRT54G router/AP in favor of a Linksys EA2700. Since then, all inbound traffic (bound to an Ubuntu 10.02 box running LAMP)logged to Syslog, Apache's error and access ...
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How to limit nginx access log file size and compress?

I'm hoping to get some direction on how to set up truncating and gzip'ing on my domains' access logs. I notice that the core nginx access logs get split and compressed by default, yet my individual ...
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Manage Logs on Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Centralized Log Monitoring is there any good solution for Ubuntu Server to collect and view all kinds of logs in one central web interface? Or which approach is used by ...
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Ubuntu - why would /var/log/dmesg stop updating after boot? does not show panic/cpu_hung errors which the console shows

So I have an Ubuntu 10.04 install VM on a host. Latest 2.6.38-15-server kernel . /var/log/dmesg displays only the bootup but will stop recording after that. It will not show the trace/cpu_hung errors ...
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Weird stuff in in my /var/log/auth.log

I just check my logs on my deed server, I spotted some weird log in the auth.log: Jun 17 22:27:01 mutualab CRON[16249]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user user by (uid=0) Jun 17 22:27:01 ...
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Separate Nginx access log file for certain requests only

As far as I can see Nginx supports by default 2 log files: error_log (tracks issues related to the Nginx server itself) and access_log (tracks requests processed by Nginx). Whilst it is possible to ...
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1answer
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Can Octopussy use messages other than syslog style?

I am currently exploring different options for a centralized log server. We use both Linux (Ubuntu 10.04 / 12.04, LTS for both) and Windows, though for this specific issue only Linux is relevant. I ...
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Successful su for user by root in /var/log/auth.log

I have this sorts of entries in my /var/log/auth.log: Apr 3 12:32:23 machine_name su[1521]: Successful su for user1 by root Apr 3 12:32:23 machine_name su[1654]: Successful su for user2 by root Apr ...
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Find out if an Apache module can be disabled from website usage

I can see the list of core and other modules loaded by apache using the below command: $ apache2ctl -t -D DUMP_MODULES Loaded Modules: core_module (static) mpm_prefork_module (static) http_module ...
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From log file into terminal in realtime

I'm on Ubuntu. Is it possible to open putty and watch as a log file updates right in terminal? Like if stdout would have been directed in terminal? For example I have one application's stdout and ...
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Recommended log monitoring and email notification utilities [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server. What are good tools that monitor my logs and can send me email notifications when errors (or other types of messages) occur? I've heard of logwatch and logcheck. What are ...
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Remote logging and /var/log/messages on 11.10 Ubuntu

There is no direct connection between those two but I will try to explain. As far as I understood /var/log/messages is eliminated from latest Ubuntu disto and now all goes to /var/log/syslog. Fine, ...
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Where to see logs of a program that crashes on Ubuntu Server?

I have been running a service (a python script using twistd library) as a non-root user that stays in the background. I've been noticing that it crashes at random times and I want to understand why. ...
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Remote logging from snort to rsyslog

As part of a school project, we are supposed to run snort on a Ubuntu server in IDS mode and log the packets to rsyslog on a remote Ubuntu server. I have been searching for manuals/tutorials for a ...
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Most functional log analysis tools? [closed]

I am curious as to what others find to be the most useful log analysis tools for *nix. Presently I am simply tailing output and grepping through things, however I'd like to use something that would ...
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2answers
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Can I get Apache2 to use rolling log files without restarting on Ubuntu?

From what i found on the web, "the way" to make Apache2 use rolling log files is to write a cron job that stop apache, rolls the log file, and starts it again. Is there a saner way that doesn't force ...
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1answer
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How can I log all changes to Ubuntus packaging system?

I have an ubuntu box and I want to get/log all changes to the packaging system (apt/dpkg) so I can reproduce them on an other machine. My goal is to extract an update script to reproduce the same ...
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Sending logs to Graylog2 server

I have just setup a Graylog2 server and I am looking to send all logs from my main server to the graylog server. I have enabled logging for the main server and am sending logs to my graylog server by ...
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578 views

Why does this logcheck rule not work?

I have logcheck set up on a Ubuntu 9.10 machine. In /etc/logcheck/ignore.d.server/local-rules I have the line: ^\[\w{3} \w{3} \d{1,2} \d{1,2}:\d{1,2}:\d{1,2} \d{4}\] \[error\] .*File does not exist: ...
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Using ubuntu cloud-init to setup logging to splunk

I intend to start up ~100 EC2 spot instances using Canonical's Ubuntu images. I am using multipart cloud-init user-data to setup packages, scripts, etc. I would like to know how I can tell rsyslog to ...
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1answer
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Set alternate log file for iptables with syslog-ng

Does anyone know how to set an alternate logging file for iptables with syslog-ng on Ubuntu Server?
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Is there a proper way to clear logs?

I was wondering if there was a proper way to clear logs in general? I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to set up Postfix. The log in question is /var/log/mail.log. I was wondering if there was a ...
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Ubuntu server Logs to email want to keep formatting in email.. ( new lines where required, etc )

want to send log files from Ubuntu Server via email using sendemail but the when I do all the text in the email is all in one big mess ( one space between words new lines and spacing not brought into ...