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While browsing XKCD, I came across a comic that posed a question I've never asked.

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When you have a login incident, where is the report file that it says it generated?
    
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Mouse over the xkcd image or google
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudo
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/ubuntu-63/this-incident-will-be-reported-683421/
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On AIX and SunOS, it would be /var/log. Might be the same for Linux?
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Yeah, it reports in your log files some where. It reports to the same machine that it was ran on though. Unless you set log files to go over a network, I don't see why though... Look in /var/log as Duckie said, probably somewhere for the root logs. I don't log anything and have turned them off, mainly because I see no point. I haven't had an error in Debian that has required the use of a log file in so long, one of the reasons I really like Debian.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MadCatMk2;14256395 
Mouse over the xkcd image ...

HA! Thanks, I usually do that but for some reason the question side tracked me.
He see's you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he copied on /var/spool/mail/root, so be good for goodness sake.
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Where else would should logs be but /var/log?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jimi;14261694 
Where else would should logs be but /var/log?

well... some programs have them in really weird places XD generally its either local to the programs directory or in /var/log though
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