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Old 09-16-2004, 10:45 PM   #1
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Log Viewer


I usually download the logs from the linux server to my home pc. The apache logs are quite huge, the access_log is 2 gigs and the error_log is about 1 gig.

I was wondering what is a good software to view files of such size. Notepad will in no way open that up. What are my options here.

Or am i going totaly wrong about the way of viewing these logs.

I am still rather new at this stuff.
 
Old 09-16-2004, 10:49 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

If I were you I'd view them via shell-access on
the server using less rather than downloading them.

You could use tools like grep or awk to extract the
info you really want and download that ...


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Old 09-16-2004, 10:51 PM   #3
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OK thanx for the super fast reply. What command is best to view these via shell.???
 
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