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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have been searching and reading about syslog. I would like to know how to Transfer the logs being thrown into /var/log/messages into another file example /var/log/volumelog.
tail -f /var/log/messages
dblogger: msg_to_dbrow: no logtype using missing
dblogger: msg_to_dbrow_str: val ==... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kenshinhimura
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Below is my script to log all the command input by any user to /var/log/messages. But I cant achieve the desired output that i want. PLease see below.
COMMAND=$(fc -ln -0)
logger -p local1.notice -t bash -i -- "$USER:$COMMAND"
trap... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: invinzin21
New to Suse - mainly used Solaris.
In solaris dmesg will also show you contents of messages log file but in Suse Liux it doesnt appear to.
I dont have root access to this Suse server, and wondering is there any other tool / utility that allows me to see the messages file contents like on... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: frustrated1
AM in need of some plugin/script that can monitor HP-UX file "/var/opt/resmon/log/event.log" .
Have written a scrip in sh shell that is working fine for syslog.log and mail.log as having standard format, have interrogated that to Nagios and is working as I required .
But same script failed to... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Shirishlnx
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can view log messages between two time frame from /var/log/message or any type of log files.
when logfiles are very big and especially many messages with in few minutes, I would like to display log messages between 5 minute interval.
Could you pls give me the command? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: johnveslin
Is the contents in /var/log/syslog and /var/adm/messages are same??
Regards (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vks47
I have a strange case on one of my AIX boxes. /var/adm/wtmp on server01 is ~ 400MB large but it only has ~1200 lines. For example on server02 there are ~85000 lines and the file is ~158MB large. I check lines through 'last | wc -l'. But when I check line directly with 'wc -l... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: robroy
can u tell the difference between /var/log/syslogs and /var/adm/messages
in my working place i am having two servers.
in one servers messages file is empty and syslog file is going on increasing..
and in another servers message file is going on increasing but syslog file is... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: tv.praveenkumar
In our operating procedures, if a workstation has a space problem in the /var filesystem, one of the most frequent case we were told is the size of the /var/adm/wtmp file.
Someone once told me it is dangerous to do this. Is it ?
I cannot say for certain that whomever wrote that procedure is... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Browser_ice
10. Red Hat
I am using redhat AS 3. Recently, I was asked to implement a security control on the OS: to change ownership of /var/log/wtmp to root:sys and permission to 600. However, when I made the change and reboot the machine, everything was reverted. How come? Please help.
The following is the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: voa2mp3