Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Documenting logs, part of CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 7 Managing the Network.
- I've done a lot of training for law enforcement…over the years, and one of my favorite stories…about law enforcement training is I was teaching this class…and this old, I mean, looked like a Columbo kind of guy,…you know, smoking cigarettes, wore a tie and a crumpled hat.…The guy looks at me and he goes--…Because I'm trying to explain computers,…and Windows directories and stuff like that.…He just looks and me and he's like,…"Kid, just tell me where the log files are."…And I can see, as a law enforcement person they would wanna,…because the log files, you know, keep track of things.…
And the hard part I had with this guy was to explain him…was I don't know where the log files are…because they're everywhere.…It depends on the operating system,…it depends on the applications,…it depends on what you're trying to keep track of.…Log files are all over the place.…We can break these log files down…in some fairly broad spectrum groups.…For example, pretty much any individual computer,…or router, or switch,…is gonna have some kind of logging feature.…
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Skill Level Intermediate
1. Managing Risk
2. Protecting Your Network
3. Network Monitoring
4. Network Troubleshooting
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