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Logging, backups, and newsyslog.conf on FreeBSD

This morning, I was reviewing the logs and noticed these notices in /var/log/messages: I guessed that this was directly related to the zfs replace command I had issued the day before, but I wanted to confirm that. I like to use sudo instead of becoming root. One of the many benefits to this approach is …

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PostgreSQL – logging to a file

These steps were carried out on FreeBSD 11.0 with PostgreSQL 9.6 (two of my favorite tools). I like logging. I like logging PostgreSQL. With logs, you can see what happened. Without, you can only guess. Setting up logging for PostgreSQL involves several parts, each of which must be completed or else I don’t get what …

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