Systems administration toolkit: log file basics

Thursday, 28 February 2008, 12:12 AM EST

A typical UNIX or Linux machine creates many log files during the course of its operation. Some of these contain useful information; others can be used to help you with capacity and resource planning.

This article looks at the fundamental information recorded within the different log files, their location, and how that information can be used to your benefit to work out what is going on within your system.

At IBM.

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