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What are the best practices for monitoring log files on a single Ubuntu Server (LAMP)?

Are there any specific "go-to" files that should be watched?

I use fail2ban to monitor failed logins, but am looking for other things to keep an eye on.

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To view logfiles Multitail is quite nice!

And if you want to know more about the Apache Logfiles here are some interesting links:

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/apache-logs/

http://www.the-art-of-web.com/system/logs/#.UTFNx1Fx2PI

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/logs.html

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