What to Do About Extra Large Log Files

Picture this.  It is 3AM on a Sunday, and you are enjoying the comfort of your bed when you receive a text message telling you something is wrong with your server.  As you struggle to crawl to your laptop, SSH into the server, and start poking around, you notice one of your system log files […]

Fixing Large Log Files

When running a dedicated server, it is important to monitor log files. They will give a wide range of important information about the current state of your server. Aside from the content in the log file, you can also learn something from the size of the file. If your web server log, […]

How to view Linux server logs

Something is wrong with your dedicated server, but that is not even the bad news. The bad news is that you don’t even know it yet. Everything appears to be fine, and it will continue to, as long as you are not monitoring it. Hidden deep within the layers of code, commands, […]