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In this article, we discuss Windows logging, using the event viewer, and the windows log storage locations.
Windows VPS server options include a robust logging and management system for logs. These logs record events as they happen on your server via a user process, or a running process. This information is very helpful in troubleshooting services and other issues, or to investigate a security problem.
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One of the nice things about cPanel-based servers is the way that they keep the location of key files in the same place across all the various cPanel versions. Due to this consistency one always knows where to look for logs files for all services running on a cPanel server.
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What is Screen?
Screen is a terminal program in Linux which allows us to use a virtual (VT100 terminal) as full-screen window manager which multiplexes an open physical terminal between multiple processes, which are typically, interactive shells. It allows us to access multiple terminal sessions within a single terminal or a remote terminal session. It is most useful when addressing multiple Linux shell commands on the command line, as well as separating commands from the shell that started the commands.
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What Is Sudo?
Sudo is a Linux program meant to allow a user to use root privileges for a limited timeframe to users and log root activity. The basic thought is to give as few privileges as possible to a user while allowing the user to accomplish a task. The term “Sudo” means substitute user, and do. It is a program used for managing of user permission based on a system configuration file. It allows users to run programs with the privileges of another user, by default, the superuser. The program is supplied for most UNIX and Linux-based operating systems.
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