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Logs for scheduled tasks

Connected with my previous post. Since I have set up scheduled tasks, I want to check if they did what they should have. PS Logs contain “exit codes”, so here is what some of them mean : 0 – success … Continue reading

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Squid+DansGuardian logs only localhost

After installation of DansGuardian, mentioned in previous posts, if you get, as IP address in /var/log/squid/access only 127.0.0.1, there is a way to solve that problem!!! Here is what needs to be done : File /etc/dansguardian/dansguardian.conf # if on it … Continue reading

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How to look at several logs at the same time

Well it can be done using several SSH Putty windows, and #tail -f command. OR Using “multitail” command. Here is a nice link for it : here1, and here2 you can get it for RHEL and Fedora. The simplest use … Continue reading

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Reading Sendmail logs

Typical place for Sendmail logs under Linux is /var/log/maillog. Every line in log has the following elements : timestamp, name of the machine that has generated the log, word “sendmail”:, and a message. Most of the messages is of the … Continue reading

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Squid problems

If Squid proxy server often has problems working, stops for no apparent reason (config is OK), and you get some error that looks like this : #service squid status squid dead but pid file exists And in the /var/log/messages, there … Continue reading

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Squid logs

It is absolutely necessary to watch the Squid logs size (they are in /var/log/squid for Fedora and RHEL), because if logs get bigger than 2G, Squid will stop working and give out some strange reasons for doing so 😉 There … Continue reading

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