date/time stamp in ping command


Most of you are very familiar with ping command which is most commonly used to check any network device is alive or not. A very simple and useful command. And if we can add date/time stamp in it, it will be more helpful to generate a good statistics. It is very easy in Linux without…

Configure syslog to print the Security violation alarm on user terminal


Open the /etc/rsyslog.conf file for syslog configuration in fedora Linux (some linux like CentOS has /etc/syslog.conf). It will show the something similar as given below: # Log all kernel messages to the console. # Logging much else clutters up the screen. #kern.*                                                 /dev/console # Log anything (except mail) of level info or higher. # Don’t…