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Old 03-01-2005, 04:59 AM   #1
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how do i read logs from Freebsd??

how do you guys, usually, read logs?, i mean how do i see if any user type any command into my server? im not sure, about this. please helpp!!

thanks alot, i appreciate
Old 03-01-2005, 03:49 PM   #2
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Well, there's system logs normally kept in /var/log. Users may have a .history file of commands in their home directories, depending on the shell used.
Old 03-01-2005, 07:19 PM   #3
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Yes...and outside that, unless you configure your logs to do additional logging, I don't think you'll find that information. But to read the various log files under /var/log you just cat them...for example cat auth.log.


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