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Tens of thousands of failed/denied SSH login attempts [closed]

Recently a few friends and I came up with an idea for an app. To facilitate the creation of it, we set up LAMP on an Ubuntu Server 12.04. This box is running from my home. We've set up 3 user ...
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Open lastlog file from outside

Currently we took a backup of the lastlog file from Server1 and took it to Server2, however, we cant open it since the lastlog command opens only the lastlog of the server we are currently in, but not ...
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1answer
331 views

Log location for failed Webmin login attempts?

When logging into Webmin from my remote laptop browser I entered my password into the "User" text box by accident. In the past, if I ever enter a password in cleartext anywhere, I create a new ...
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1answer
452 views

Sending UDP packets with `logger` command

I have couple different solutions for running custom syslog server (based on https://gist.github.com/marcelom/4218010). The problem I am facing is that the following command does not send UDP packets ...
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1answer
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What is the best open source log server software [closed]

What is the best open source software to set up log server in Linux ? It is better to have the function to let admin to customize the module, eg I want to add a new item for a specific log (eg, ...
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Why can't I write to a file even after 777 permission?

On my ubuntu server I have Apache and PHP and all that nessory stuffs.. but when I run a php file <?php ...
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0answers
114 views

Timestamp appears to be wrong on some log files

When I use scp to remotely check my server logs, the "last changed" timestamp on some files appears to be set in the future. I've double checked the local time and timezone settings on both my server ...
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1answer
283 views

Software to monitor disk space and send email on threshold

I'm looking for something that can monitor disk usage on my partitions and send an email alert when threshold is reached. For example, when sdb1 has 10 % disk space left it will send an email to me. ...
3
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2answers
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Why does my server freeze everyday at the same time?

My server freezes every day at 00:50 am. I do not know what it can be. In log files I found just such a suspect listing, but I do not know what that means. Could someone help me?? kernel: php5-cgi ...
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1answer
4k views

How To rotate syslog daily?

I want to rotate my syslog daily... How do I do this? How to check whether log rotate is working? How to make it run daily? By default, does Ubuntu Server run logrotate daily? Or do I have to set it ...
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2answers
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Unable to access the server via SSH?

when I am trying to access the server through ssh it says: ssh: connect to host xx.yyy.zzz.x port 22: Connection refused and on the server in auth.log it shows following log entry: Address ...
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1answer
392 views

Hardware logs storage?

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.10 installed. wanted to know where hardware related logs are stored & is there any configuration that needs to be done, for those logs to be activated? If possible ...
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2answers
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scp / ssh log on ssh-server

I work in college network. I have shared my computer password with few friends. So any of them can ssh/ scp on my system. Is there any way to generate the log of connection ( if some one make ...
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1answer
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Please suggest one free log manager which will help me to audit all system and services logs in organized format?

I have Ubuntu server 11.10 but without GUI, so it is fine even if that suggest a software or something like that which will intern help me do that. it will be grate if that software can export logs in ...
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1answer
205 views

How can I view a log of system use?

Is there a log or software application for interpreting, e.g. /var/log/syslog* so that I can get statistics on system use? I am interested in the frequency of use of a machine by different users; ...
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2answers
671 views

How do I show a log analysis in Splunk?

I have made my ubuntu server a centralized log server...I have splunk installed in the /opt directory of the ubuntu server. I have one of the another machines sending logs to this ubuntu server..In ...
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3answers
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Best log file monitoring tool for ubuntu server

I'm trying to find the best Log File monitoring tool for Ubuntu 9.10 server? Is there any web-based gui tool which could be operated by anyone, that monitor any log files? I already tried splunk and ...