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15th May 2013, 05:07 PM #1
Dansguardian - log files? Find one user's internet history?
Hi - we use Dansguardian as our proxy, and I was hoping someone capable could walk me through the process of extracting log files for %user% from it. I've no idea how it works but in the boss' absence I'd like to look into a certain student's access history.
Can anyone hold my hand, if this is even possible?
Thanks for any help.
15th May 2013, 05:41 PM #2
for a fairly brutal approach:
1. Find the dansguardian log file (still called access.log? cant remember)
that will get you everything that user has done from that logfile into /tmp/username.log
grep <username> logfile.log >/tmp/username.log
it will overmatch a bit
Thanks to tom_newton from:
16th May 2013, 09:09 AM #3
Thanks, I'll give that a cack-handed go.
16th May 2013, 10:12 AM #4
the log file is at /var/log/access.log.
Well it is on my system anyway.
2 Thanks to cpjitservices:
Miscbrah (16th May 2013), tom_newton (16th May 2013)
16th May 2013, 04:05 PM #5
Does your proxy require authentication? If not, then the log will only contain IP addresses and not usernames.
Squid v2: /var/log/squid/access.log
Squid v3: /var/log/squid3/access.log
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