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Enterprise Networking Planet: What the Heck is --Mark--? Learn Linux Logging

Jul 07, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"You hear it all the time: Monitor your logs. When there is a problem, check the logs. And it's good advice, because system and application logs tell you anything you need to know, provided you actually look at them and understand what they are saying.

"Viewing logfiles is merely a question of volition; understanding what they are telling you is a another kettle of clams entirely. Today we'll look at what you might find in your network activity logs, and what it all means. Then you'll know if you need to leap heroically into action, or if you can return to sipping your iced tea and catching up on your sadly-neglected napping..."

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