Questions tagged [logs]

Stream of debugging-information from a program, usually with timestamp and other meta information. Use when you want to analyze, display or otherwise interact with log files / streams.

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Extensible log aggregation compatible with Elasticsearch (like logstash)

Trying to find some alternatives to logstash for log parsing/aggregation. It needs to handle multiple text log file formats. It needs to be extensible (probably with regex) to handle new formats It ...
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Linux-based log analyzer for Windows system logs

I want to turn my Raspberry Pi B+ into a log parsing and analysis server for my home network (currently 6 computers). For the Linux machines, this should not be too difficult with rsyslog and Logwatch ...
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How to centralize, store and analyse spread out file logs?

TLDR: Our application generates file logs holding bits of information that we'd like to parse them and store in one place, in order to periodically consult them and compute metrics from them (in real ...
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Tool which stores the journal of systemd in a PostgreSQL table

I search a tool which stores the journal (logs) of systemd in a PostgreSQL table. Required features: open source No single log entry should get lost No duplicates should get created. efficient: N ...
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What is a suitable approach to logging in .NET Core?

I've developed a number of libraries and applications targeting the .NET Framework, and in those cases I used the Common.Logging abstraction library within my libraries and adapted it to use Log4Net ...
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Statistics about most frequent actions in Windows

I would like to optimize my use of Windows by first analyzing what I do most frequently: what programs I open, what shortcuts I use, where I click with the mouse, etc. Is there a software that ...
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Extract data from photos of a physical meter

Looking for a software package that can extract data from a series of photos of a physical meter. Most gauges (e.g. thermometers, barometers, pressure gauges) are inexpensive and provide accurate, ...
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Android app for logging screentime sessions

I am searching for an Android app that logs start and end point of each usage, not just the length. I do not need details about the used application, just time and date of when the phone screen was ...
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Text log viewer with columns, filters and multi-line support

The tool should: Be able to recognize columns: date/time, level, logger name, message (I use log4net format, also custom columns are desirable). Message column may be multi-line. Multi-line entries ...
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Merge logs by timestamps

I need a tool that can show two (ideally = N) log files as a single stream merging them according timestamps. Those timestamps, generally speaking, could be in different formats and ideally it would ...
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Free Alternative to Logger Pro

I'm looking for a free alternative to Logger Pro from Vernier. I would like it to have the same features as Logger Pro does, including but not limited to, Simple UI Collect and Analysis Data Perform ...
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C# logging library that integrates with Azure Diagnostics

I'm looking for a C# logging library that will work well with Azure. Azure Diagnostics listens for System.Diagnostics.Trace messages, so the library needs to support Trace as a log sink.
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Log application running times on Windows

I'm looking for an application that keeps track of all other processes and records the time frames during which they are being used on Windows 7. The data I'm interested in is: What process was ...
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Rails Logs - Filter By IP of Request and Session

I am searching for a Rails Logging Solution which allows me to filter by IP Address and/or Session. When a particular 'user' has a problem, I want to be able to view only the log entries pertaining to ...
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Easily view Android 4.1+ log without installing SDK

I need a non-technical person to get their Android log. Before Android 4.1, apps like "Log Collector" did this easily. Starting from Android 4.1, apps can only read their own logs. The Android log ...
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local log filtering and analytics

There is a vast amount of log analytics tools available like kibana, datadog and what not. I'm searching for a free tool (license must allow commercial use) that allows to just drop in a log file, of ...
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Logging stack suggestion website

couple of months ago I came across a website that allowed the user to pick individual components of a logging solution and it showed which ones were compatible with each other. Also giving links to ...
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NLog UI webpage to see logs

I have implemented NLog with database target (SQL Server) but I want to see those log entries in a nice UI. I have seen these tools on NLog official website NLog-specific viewers Gibraltar ...
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Right tools to implement logging and monitoring

My team and I recently started working on a new project. Our project is layered in 3 tiers - client (Winforms Application), middle ware (.NET Core 3.0 Web API), Database (PostgreSQL). I was assigned ...
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Logging in React

I want to add logs to my React app. My requirements are: persistent logging. Could be either locally in a file, and should have an option to log to a DB. Should be able to log different levels (...
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Is there a cross language logger

I want to able to run a single logger and post to it from different languages. Is there a single logger out there that will work with java python and r?
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What loggers to use and in which way should someone use it to so searching,analysing is easy

I am trying to find good loggers using which I can search/analyse my server logs. Should I use any readymade solutions like loggly or I start storing that in another server and use something like ...
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Is there a high-performance tracing library for linux?

(moved from SO) In the past, I encountered Event Tracing for Windows, a tracing system designed to store as little as possible, as fast as possible. Basically, this system allows you to log message ...
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Tool/Library suggestions for collecting and analyzing log files from .Net WinForms app

I am developing an old WinForms app which generates three different log files, all with their own log format. All log entries has date/time, message (and possibly exception details). My main purpose ...
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Log4J Web Based Log Viewer

My Java application is logging to a file and I currently read it with a desktop application that splits it out into columns something like below: | Timestamp | Level | Category ...
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Software that logs when I'm working

I'm looking for a Windows software that records when I am working with the PC. It should log when the PC is started and shut down. Also it should check every few minutes if the screen is on or if ...
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How to store binary records?

Around 150K of records daily, expect to grow 100% in a year. Average record size is below 200B. One day of records is around 30MB. (That would be 11 GB of data at the end of the year, or 22 GB with ...
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Logging framework for iOS

Is there an Objective-C framework for logging? Ideally it would be similar to this separated pair of Façade API & implementation-or-adapter: Simple Logging Facade for Java (SLF4J)The Simple ...
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Log rotation of stdout on Windows?

I am looking for a tool that would allow me to rotate logs produced by apps on their stdout and/or stderr. I know about the "https://superuser.com/questions/291368/log-rotation-of-stdout" but that ...
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Small footprint log analyzer?

Is there log analyzer with these features? runs on Linux keeps log data zip/gzip compressed does not use MySQL/PostgreSQL all indexing can be disabled less than 100MB process size supports batch mode ...
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(Open Source) Log Management for ASP.NET/C#

I am looking for an open-source Log Management (not logging) solution in C#, to use it together with an ASP.NET webservice. I need something that I can upload logs from different services (Apache, etc)...
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What is a good log aggregation and error management tool?

Requirements include . . . Aggregate log data from files, applications, locally, over the network Functionality can be enhanced through plug-ins or other mechanism Can be extended using Go or ...
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Storage Use Case “Logging + Images + Metadata”

I have the following use case for which I'm trying to find an optimal use of either filsystem, database (rdbms or a flavour of noSql solution). Any advice is welcome, as I want to see what is optimal. ...
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Does someone know a transparent captive portal for active directory?

I'm using samba4 for windows hosts... I need to enable a captive portal for logging INTERNET traffic transparently : I mean logging-in to the active directory via windows would also cause to log-in in ...
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Temperature logging with a fixed log size? [Windows]

I was thinking if there is a program for Windows which has this? For example currently I'm using Open Hardware Monitor which works just fine but the problem is it will just keep on outputting logs ...
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Logging & Monitoring on multiple servers

I lead a small project with 2 groups of servers (servers in a single group are clones with the same microservices, like pods in the k8s), a balance loader, and a DB. Docker & k8s aren't used ...
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Log parser for local log files

My requirement is to parse and analyze log files which I manually collect from various application. Each of the application would log differently, so I can collect them manually and paste it into this ...
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What to use for installer logging?

I've been using RegShot for quite a while, but it hasn't been updated in quite a while. I was looking for alternatives online, but the only program I found was called InCtrlX, which, apparently could ...
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Track user actions on every workstation or server

i am looking for an endpoint solution, that sits between AD auditing and user activity monitoring. I don't know if those exist but what i am looking for is something that gives me a simple list of ...
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Know of any Log display apps simular to Splinter?

I have been using Splinter for years to display, filter, and search streaming system logs. The problem is that software is only for Macs. Are there any other log display programs like it, that can run ...
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Remote line/log aggregator

I'm looking for a remote line/log aggregator. I want to send single lines with a tag to it. curl -d "This is the first line" https://the.server:1234/tag_11122 curl -d "This is a text for ...
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Centralized Logging/Metrics

I have been working on designing a solution for Centralized logging and Centralized Metrics in a data centric environment which has services running in both on-premise and Azure cloud. The solution ...
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Read logs from the remote server

I have a Spring Boot server which generates Logback logs. Now I need to read these logs on the remote server from the local machine(e.g. my PC). But the main problem is that I will not have a ...
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Which open-source or free storage solution is suited for event logs & audit trails?

A customer has a Microsoft SQL Server database. The largest part of it consists of event and audit trail logs. The logs accumulate at a rate about 4GB per year. The customer would like to move the ...
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View Count Simple Tool

Recently I was considering logging Apache data directly into MySQL and let it aggregate. However, several forum members were against and advised to use ELK Stack instead. Unfortunately, after some ...
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Android app for detailed log of another apps data usage

Is there an android app which will run on a non-rooted phone that will give me details about the network requests of a selected app. If this can produce a log then that would be a bonus. There is no ...
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Is there a tool for converting logs to source code lines?

We can search -or grep - each line of the log separately to find the each line( or possible lines) of the source code, is there a tool to extract the whole lines of log? Edit 2: typical log lines ...
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Kiwi Syslog server - Open source replacement which gives better speed and scale

Currently kiwi syslog server is used for collecting logs from printers, windows servers, network devices, PCs, Fiewall, NAS, Ids. These devices does not run any agent, but the devices got Kiwi IP ...
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Remote monitor of log files

I looking for software to monitor multiple linux remote servers log files. How I do it now? Just open ssh client and tail the file what I want but you had to open terminal for every server and every ...
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Open Source web-app for manually writing event/incident log

I have been searching for at tool for users to write logs into a web app. Say, I wan't to register what maintenance have been done on a server, here the technician who dissasembled the server, cleaned ...