Questions tagged [log-files]

A log file is a file, often in clear text, which is generated by a software process to record some specific details about the workings of this process.

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Set CMTrace Font

Might be a bit of a long shot but I was wondering if anyone knew of, or could speculate on, a way to change the default font of CMTrace. It seems to use some Sans-Serif font. I'd like to change it to ...
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Windows 10 KVM guests cause Ubuntu 20.04 host to crash (revised)

I got extremely confused and decided to re-write the question from scratch, so if some of the comments do not make sense, that is why. Apoplogies to anyone whose time I wasted. I am having a problem ...
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Cloudwatch logs - audit user access

I have a list of users in .passwd and access_log being uploaded to Cloudwatch. I need to make weekly report who from this list did access to server. Is there any way to automate this rather than ...
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Is it possible to control the size lastlog pre allocates?

This question is in relation to the lastlog file size explained in this article http://www.noah.org/wiki/Lastlog_is_gigantic I understand it is being created as a sparse file hence the size. Here's ...
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How to view Parse Server logs in Parse Dashboard?

I'm using parse-server 2.2.14, with parse-dashboard 1.0.14. According to this merged pull request, logs can be viewed from the dashboard. But my dashboard just show "No logs in the last 30 days" ...
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Parse different lastlog[s]

I have the lastlog from 100 machines that I need to parse. Since I have them all centrally located, is there a way to parse these? Or do I need to go back to each machine and type the "lastlog" ...
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What does 'http: getaddrinfo*.gaih_getanswer: got type “46”' mean

Today I got an e-mail from logcheck informing me that the following system event occurred. http: getaddrinfo*.gaih_getanswer: got type "46" Indeed, the above message occurs 4 times in /var/log/auth....
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check_mk logwatch monitoring log with date in filename on windows

In windows, is there a way to setup dynamic dates on logs filenames monitoring using check_mk_agent's [logfiles] section?? In linux I know we can use $(date +%Y%m%d), but don't know if it works on ...
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SCCM 2012 Task Sequence unexpectedly re-imaged a machine

wondering if anyone has got any ideas here. I have a task sequence that was deployed last week. The deployment settings are; Action:Install Purpose: Available Available to the following: ConfigMgr ...
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kubernetes kubelet logging to files and logrotate

kubelet has an option to store log files in a log-dir (https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/issues/21248). I start kubelet with the options --logtostderr=false --log-dir=/var/log/kubelet (I have ...
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Vshub constantly logging

I'm managing a small server with Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation from HP on board. A few months ago, I've installed MSSQL Server 2016 with the latest Management Studio. Since then, there is an app ...
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Apache 2.4 stopped logging

I have a VirtualHost being served on an Apache 2.4 box and recently noticed that neither the Error nor Access logs are being written to. I can't recall making any changes to the files that would have ...
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Log file bloat due to nouveau

Both my kern.log and syslog files have grown to >50Gb and contain a few hundred million lines of: Feb 23 23:32:43 Yawning-Angel kernel: [396111.179453] nouveau E[ PFIFO][0000:05:00.0] PBDMA0: ch 2 [...
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Analyzing squid3 access.log log files with a all-in-one shell script

I'm just going to write a shell script that me the essential functions such as SARG offers. Sort by URLs with most hits (Top100 in 10min out of 10k) Sum of status / error codes As well as sorting by ...
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Sudden failure of networking interface on CentOS 7

We're running a LAMP stack VPS on CentOS 7 hosting a few websites, MariaDB databases, and associated services. In the middle of the night our server mysteriously went completely offline. When we ...
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apache logs - requests are listed with a long delay

I am using Apache/2.2.15 (Unix). On a specific project (using php 5.3) the logs display a request (POST from a complicated form) long time after the request was performed (40-50 minutes). Sometimes ...
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Can Apache Access Logs be kept separated & also combined as well too?

My question may be a bit confusing, and sorry for that. Here is what i need: Well, i have (let's say) 3 Websites hosted on one Apache (which are defined inside each VirtualHost settings. Then i ...
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When is a pid needed in log rotation?

I've read that providing pid in the newsyslog.conf is to ensure that the process writes in the new log file. However, I've tried log rotation without providing a pid because I couldn't find one for ...
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How can one get a UDE report from Microsoft Fixit Center Pro?

As per this video anybody is supposed to be able to upload their server's logs to the Microsoft Fixit center Pro and get an Automated diagnostic report called UDE. http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/...
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monitoring error rate with monit

Is there a way to tell monit to alert me if there are more than X errors (e.g. lines matching "ERROR") in a log file in a certain time? My use case would be: errors sometimes appear in my log file (i....
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Logcheck: wildcards which include non-latin characters

On my mail server, I have a custom logcheck rule as follows, which is intended to filter messages from deliver: ^\w{3} [ :0-9]{11} [._[:alnum:]-]+ deliver\.*\): msgid=.*: saved mail to.*$ ...
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EDB log files accumulating on Windows 2003 DC

We have a domain controller that has over 4,000 edb*.log files since 11/29/10. Our other DCs have one file. The kb247715 article discusses how the edb logs work. Clearly something isn't right on the ...
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Gathering backups logs for Windows Server Backup

I have a few servers running Windows Server Standard SP2, all of which are running windows server backup. It runs daily, and I would like to receive a notification that the backups have completed ...
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Null after logrotate copytruncate

I am using logrotate to manage my logs. As I have to manage a bunch of log files. My logrotate config looks like /log/typeA*.log /log/typeB*.log /log/typeC*.log{ daily rotate 7 ...
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AWS Windows 10 Error 0x80070780: The file cannot be accessed by the system

We have log files stored on one of our AWS machines, however, a significant amount of the log files have been corrupted without any clearly apparent reason. When trying to open/read/write/rename/...
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Push log files to AWS Cloudwatch

I have a log file (example: apilog.txt) inside my docker container running in an EC2 instance. I need to push the content in that file to AWS Cloudwatch log groups. How can I achieve this task . ...
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PHP error_log not working

I'm using slim framework and I've added error_reporting(E_ALL); to the first line of my public/index.php file. I'm using apache2 and Ubuntu 18. This is conf file <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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Can I use different log files for FortiGate rules?

Fortigate firewalls use different log files per type and device. Here is the log file name format: <logtype> - <logdevice> - <date> T <time> . <id>.log For example: ...
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RDP client logs (history of connections from local PC to any remote servers)

is there a log file in Win10 where i can find all history of connected RDP sessions from machine? Example: on my local computer i connect to different remote servers and i need history of all login ...
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logrotate doesn't seems to work as expected

Below is my log rotation configuration for /var/log/messages. /var/log/messages { rotate 4 size 100M missingok notifempty compress delaycompress sharedscripts ...
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Azure Web Application Logs to Storage Account Container

My team has a .NET (4.7) web application running in Azure. Right now there are three directories being creations on the web in the D drive - cache, temp and root. Log files are dumped here. My concern ...
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Convert absolute time in log lines to relative intervals

Given a normal text-format line-oriented log file with timestamps in absolute form, is there any convenient tool that converts them to relative time-intervals? e.g. 2019-01-11 19:31:35 UTC LOG: ...
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OpenVPN access server unkown IP addresses

I am seeing random IP addresses in my OpenVPN server logs - 20:38:08 2019 TLS Error: cannot locate HMAC in incoming packet from [AF_INET] xxx.xxx.xxx.xx:45345' 09:14:22 2019 TLS Error: cannot locate ...
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How can I not have notices logged in apache error log?

On a regular basis I am tasked with going through the Apache error log. I would really only like to see things that are an actual issue. In my httpd.conf file, I have LogLevel warn. I have done a ...
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Apache 2.4 fails to start — without any errors

I had an existing Amazon Linux EC2 instance running Apache 2.2 and PHP 5.3. After uninstalling the old versions of Apache PHP using (sudo yum remove 'php*' 'httpd*'), I then installed Apache 2.4 and ...
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Can I delete SSOServer Logs? (VMware)

I have a client that has a large amount of log files within the SSOServer Logs folder. I want to compress/delete these files so that it makes room. Will this affect VMware? Most are text docs but some ...
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Improve method of managing large # files in specfic directory structure

We have log data (XML data) going into a folder from specific machines. So for example the log data goes into a flat folder structure like so. \\Machine1\logs\*.xml This folder can have between 50-...
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Having PHP Error Log in IIS Log - One for each site

I am currently trying to do as I was doing in apache: setting a different PHP Error Log for every application. I read a few tutorial so far and none seems to explain exactly what I want and I cannot ...
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Response times in Apache logs don't appear sometimes

Some records in Apache logs show response time and some don't. Why is that? Example: 10.2.4.6 - - [10/May/2017:16:45:49 +0000] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.0" 200 337 "-" "-" 8.9.21.3 - - [10/May/2017:...
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Tail application for windows that will track a file across newly created folders

I am working with a product, that every time its windows service is restarted, it creates a new folder with date and timestamp, and starts logging into files in this folder. I am looking for a tail ...
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App Insights Log Files

Application Insights is generating large log files for my web app daily and eating up space. They mostly seem to contain the error pasted below. Any idea how I can either resolve the issue or ...
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Avoid logging in /var/log/syslog only using /etc/syslog-ng/conf.d/

How to tell syslog to send custom app's logs to a separate file and NOT into /var/log/syslog WITHOUT changing /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf ? I have a custom application that sends messages to syslog'...
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Can I control frequency of AWS S3 bucket access log delivery?

I have enabled access logging for an AWS S3 bucket. Now I get log files delivered to my chosen destination. Each file has a name of the form YYYY-MM-DD-hh-mm-ss-guidguidguid with the time representing ...
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Info on SEL error codes

Disclaimer: I'm running an aging cluster that I have very limited information for - I'm about the tenth graduate student to handle day to day maintenance, and I am no expert on HPC, hardware, or ...
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No output for dmesg, kernel logfiles empty

I have a Debian Wheezy, ver 7.9, server that I recently took over administrating. I received notice through our server monitor that the server had rebooted. In trying to find out why I noticed that ...
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Log root SSH commands on OpenVZ Node

Is there a way to log root commands from SSH on OpenVZ Node? I tried Snoopy and I was not able to exclude everything and leave only SSH commands. @edit I want log ONLY commands sent through SSH/SFTP ...
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Proper way to set limit in mongodb on log files

It more beginner question. I trying to set limit on mongo log file in AWS linux instance. I found some question that was asked here. And tryed to do that as was suggest from someone for mongo 3.0. ...
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ERROR string limit (1048576 bytes) reached

I got some issue while working with my night batch log. How push MULTIline log as one event? I got stuck with one logfile that is over 26000 lines… NxLog get stuck at some point - I don't really ...
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NGINX - rewrite_log does not work log rewrites anywhere

I was attempting to learn rewrites, by making something like this: ^/blog/install/(.*)$ --> /blog/install/index.php?_p=$1 However these rewrites simply kept failing, and it was difficult to ...
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rsyslog filter on authpriv facility in rsyslog.conf

This has been addressed in other post(s), but I still can't get this to work properly. I am trying to OMIT (discard) certain entries from being written to my " /var/log/secure ". Namely, any line ...