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Getting Started With System Logging in Linux

Date 12 Apr 2021
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Posted By Brittany Day
Linux System Logging

System logging is the most reliable way of knowing which activities were carried out on your Linux system. This guide explains how to get started with Linux system logging.

System logs in Linux provide you with great insight into core activities on your PC or server infrastructure. They're critical for keeping your system stable and secure. System logs also provide you with an opportunity to audit various activities that have taken place in the past.

This guide introduces you to the logging system in Linux. All the major activities carried out by core system applications and services are recorded in the form of logs and at the heart of all this is a system known as Syslog.

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