Tag Archives: Log

Linux Logs that an Administrator need to Monitor

Linux maintains a record of a various logs that helps a administrator to keep track of important events including system error messages, system startups, and system shutdowns. The logs are in ASCII text format and hence can be viewed with a text editor. The centralized logging is provided by two daemons are syslogd and klogd. Almost all the logfiles generated …

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Log server performance using Windows performance monitor

Windows performance monitor is a real time performance monitoring tool. It gives result in three different ways, Graphical view Histogram view and plaint text counter view. Some times we need to log the utilization of a server for the future reference. It includes various  services like IIS, SQL, CPU, Disk usage etc.. you can write them to a file and …

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“alias” use it for a good reason

In Linux we all work with lots of log files, like mail, squid, application etc…., all these files located in its own folder, for example, if we want to look for squid access log to monitor the site access, generally we do tail -f /var/log/squid/access.log, this involves lots of typing, we can make this simple with alias command in linux …

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