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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How to clear Windows event logs using command line?

Normally I can open the Computer Management console, go to the Event Viewer snap-in, open the Windows Logs folder, right-click on Application/Security/Setup/System subfolder, choose Clear Log and ...
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How to find size of atomic write for nginx access log buffer size?

This link says: The buffer size must not exceed the size of an atomic write to a disk file. For FreeBSD this size is unlimited. How can I find size of atomic write on my server? Is there any ...
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with windows remote desktop is it worth turning off TLS to block by IP address?

I have been assessing this software for securing our cloud server's RDP connection. The problem is, it requires you to use RDP encryption, without TLS. This is because with TLS the IP addresses are ...
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haproxy logging to syslog

I installed haproxy 1.5 via apt-get on ubuntu 14.04 via ppa:vbernat/haproxy-1.5 as per http://haproxy.debian.net/ The problem is it logging to /var/log/syslog instead of /var/log/haproxy.log The ...
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Enabling command logging on a Cisco MDS Switch

We are able to send all commands entered by admins to syslog on our Pix and ASA devices but are having trouble finding the correct commands or log levels to do the same for our Cisco MDS 9xxx ...
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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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Setting up Splunk/IronPort WSA

I recently stumbled across Splunk 4 (by way of an advert on this very site...) and found that it had an "App" that's designed to work with Cisco IronPort WebSecurity and E-Mail Appliances! That's ...
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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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IIS Advanced Logging Forward to Syslog

I am looking for a method that would allow us to forward the IIS Advanced Logging logs to a centralized log source via syslog or something similar. We are able to perform this currently for the ...
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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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SFTP logging in Solaris Server using 'internal-sftp'

I'm trying to enable logging for SFTP file transfer (without help of any opentools) on solaris 10 using "internal-sftp" but couldn't see any info about file transfers. Please help. **#Argument in ...
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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep ...
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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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nginx / php-fpm error logging

I'm trying to figure out where the PHP errors are going in my setup. I'm running nginx as the reverse proxy to PHP-FPM, but I'm not seeing the various E_NOTICE or E_WARNING messages my app is ...
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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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Analyse a set of User-Agent strings

I have a list of User-Agent strings and timestamp. I also have a unique identifier for the user. What is the best tool for analyzing this type of data?
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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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How to make Tomcat 7 log debugging info?

Tomcat 7 takes more than 21 minutes to start: ene 09, 2013 10:01:39 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start INFO: Server startup in 1290787 ms When it finishes it says that it's scanning JARs ...
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Office365 User Activity Tracking

I have a situation where a user's mailbox on exchange online enterprise sign-in was disabled as employee was on a suspension, however the mailbox was re-enabled upon employee returning to the office. ...
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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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How to log uploaded files with nginx?

I want to log names (with full paths) of all uploaded files. Is it possible to do this with only nginx? os: CentOS 7.1 nginx: 1.6.3 Parameters for sending files in nginx.conf: sendfile on; ...
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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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nginx with real_ip — log both client remote_addr and proxies address

I have an nginx instance set up behind multiple load balancing proxies, and I am using real_ip to get the clients IP address in remote_addr for processing by my Python application. However in my logs ...
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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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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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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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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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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?