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- 01-09-2006 #1
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Server Logs via CLI?
What is the easiest way to check the server logs via the CLI using Open SuSE 10?
- 01-09-2006 #2
At the terminal? Use text/console root login and tail /var/log/...
Over SSH? Login as a normal user, use 'su -', then tail /var/log/...Linux user #126863 - see http://linuxcounter.net/
- 01-09-2006 #3
You can also download GNU log analysis software which will save you a lot of work. Some of this will work on almost any *nix platform. This is something which I've just started to look at myself, so I can't provide any links but the packages can:
- go through log files which you specify;
- be run as cron jobs while you're away doing something else;
- generate easy to read reports which can be automatically be emailed to you or piped into a text file etc.
Well worth the effort to learn if you want to avoid manually trawling through loads of /var/log directories.
EDIT: This link might be useful.I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso