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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Some (but not all) stuff still logged to /var/log/nginx/error.log despite being configured to log elsewhere

here is scee.conf - pid ./pid; error_log ./error_log debug; events { worker_connections 1024; } http { access_log ./access_log; server { listen 31415; } } I run it using nginx -c ...
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How to log changes made in a particular file to syslog

How to log changes made in a particular file using syslog-ng. The log must contain the timestamp, hostname, user who modified the file and action performed. Is there any option other than audit in ...
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nginx log request before processing

I have nginx server serving a lot of big files. I can see plenty of connections on the server. As it iw know, file to the accesslog is written after the request is completed. Is there any way to log ...
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Apache log to one file for multiple domains with logrotate

I would like a solution to my problem where I have 100s of domains on an Apache server. I don't want a separate log file for each domain I want them to share a log file. This is easy enough if I don't ...
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rsyslog relp - preventing remote logs from being written to my local /var/log

I've set up a logging server using rsyslog with relp. It works just fine as far as receiving remote logs and placing them in /var/spool/rsyslog. My problem is: most of these messages are appearing in ...
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Over a million 404's?

Using Analog 6 for web stats, and I'm surprised to see over a million 404's over 54 days. Am I looking at this correctly? Is this an unusual ratio of 404's to "200 OK" page views? I don't see any ...
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MySQL Error on Startup: ambiguous option '--log=/var/log/mysqld.log'

I would like to try MySQL 5.6 on my machine, but I cannot start it. I always get an error : [ERROR] /usr/local/mysql-5.6.5-m8-osx10.6-x86/bin/mysqld: ambiguous option '--log=/var/log/mysqld.log' ...
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Maintaining rsync log file

I have a cron running rsync for backup purposes, and rsync logs the output to a file via --log-file. This script will keep on running for a quite long time and I am worried that the log file will keep ...
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How to enable MySQL logging?

I am running MySQL 5.0.45 on OS X 10.6.1 and I cannot get MySQL to log anything. I am debugging an application and need to see all queries and errors. I added to the etc/my.cnf: [mysqld] ...
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Why does syslog-ng drop debug messages when logging remote?

In the local log output, I can see debug messages but these won't show up on the remote logging server. It seems to ignore these but it does print warning and error level messages just fine. These ...
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Logging into file doesn't write anything

I have got some script, which I want run after start computer. I set it in group policy and script is running after PC start (I checked it), but I have in script some logging to which doesn't work. I ...
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How to stop SQL Server from logging informational lines to SQLFT log files?

I checked on a SQL Server 2012 instance recently only to see that the HDD is full and after investigating what happened it was Full Text Search informational lines filling the log files and disk space ...
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MongoDB Oplog Security

We are using a MongoDB replica set for sharing sessions and other (potentially sensitive) data in a web farm. All the data we store uses TTL indexes to expire documents after a relatively short ...
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Logging ALL actions inside SSMS

Any time one of the following actions occur in SSMS, I would like it to be logged in a SQL table/file. I tried different stuff but nothing seems to be perfect. I might use some funny terminology, ...
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script not found or unable to stat: /var/www/html/r.php

I have just seen a new series of error in the /var/log/apache2/error.log [Thu May 07 17:12:35.433760 2015] [:error] [pid 3488] [client 190.79.132.215:51660] script '/var/www/html/r.php' not found or ...
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Apache Server Log File Issue

I'm a programmer for a company and their server specs are off limits to me due to IT restrictions. I know it's an Apache server running off a Linux environment. I have permissions to add/remove files ...
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HAProxy log outgoing requests

Currently, my HAProxy logs have information about the incoming requests: HTTP version, method, host, path, and headers. I am trying to debug my HAProxy config, and need to know what the resulting ...
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SFTP and rsyslog: log activities of specified users only?

After a lot of anguish, I finally managed to get chrooted SFTP logging working in Ubuntu 14.04. Relevant bits from /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp-only ...
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How to allow more than two simultanous sessions on Azure

One of our servers is on Azure and we are remotely connecting to it. Unfortunately Azure allows only two users to be logged in at the same time. When the third user tries to log in, he is given the ...
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SFTP logging configuration fails with an error (OpenSSH 5.1)

Adding following line to sshd_config Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server -f LOCAL5 -l INFO When i start sshd service it fails with error "garbage at the end of line : -f" My openssh ...
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What's causing so many “httpd: <ul></ul>” entries in /var/log/messages?

On a low-powered VPS I maintain, which also functions as a production server, I keep an eye on logs to crisis-manage should a site get an influx of traffic or something goes haywire (tail a bunch of ...
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How can I suppress Postfix anvil statistics from system logs?

After every email sent through my mail server, postfix/anvil appends something like the following: Nov 9 15:09:11 keutenberg postfix/anvil[30006]: statistics: max connection rate 1/60s for ...
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All Debian boot messages

How can the messages that scroll by when booting a Debian system be reviewed later? In other words, how can I review absolutely all of them conveniently? That's the important point to the question; ...
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Remove Iptables log from kern.log syslog messages

I'm having trouble with Iptables logs, i'm not able to get them out from kern.log, syslog and message files. I added two rules in rsyslog.conf which redirect my messages to an "iptables.log" file but ...
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How do I redirect Weblogic logging to database?

Is there a way to send or redirect Weblogic (or Fusion Middleware) logging output to a database, without having to write a custom application? All the documentation I've read seem to deal exclusively ...
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The corporate benefits of using MSI files

What are the advantages of using .msi files over regular setup.exe files? I have the impression that deployment is easier on machines where users have few permissions, but not sure about the ...
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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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Correlating data within Kibana

I'm looking at aggregating data within the whole ELK stack (Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana) and I'm getting lots of good data from my windows systems. It's working very well, but when i get Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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How to log administrator activities in Red Hat Enterprise? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Method request in nginx

my Nginx report in error log with 2012/07/24 13:00:16 [notice] 19056#0: *3275841 "^(GET|HEAD|POST)$" matches "GET", client: 42.114.191.177, server: _, request: "GET /template/images/loading.gif ...
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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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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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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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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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DL360 G2 SNMP drive failure location

I've got this service call with the snmp information provided below, about the drive failing in HP DL360 G2 server: Error log Event Type: Error Event Source: Storage Agents Event Category: Events ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...