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Date:      Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:49:30 +0100
From:      Datasmurf <datasmurf@mail.ru>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: /var/log/auth.log missing
Message-ID:  <20160214024930.a58f6bc3d32871f716f51131@mail.ru>
In-Reply-To: <20160211214633.58ef122e10cfd0314b8d79a8@3dresearch.com>
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On Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:46:33 -0500
Janos Dohanics <web@3dresearch.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:35:07 +0200
> Anton Sayetsky <vsasjason@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > 11 ????. 2016 ?. 20:47 ???????????? "Janos Dohanics"
> > <web@3dresearch.com> ???????:
> > >
> > > Hello List,
> > >
> > > Just discovered that on one of my boxes (FreeBSD 9.3-STABLE #0
> > > r286291) /var/log/auth.log is missing.
> > >
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > How can I fix this problem?
> > # install -o root -g wheel -m 600 /dev/null /var/log/auth.log &&
> > # service
> > syslogd reload
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> > > Any guess what might have caused /var/log/auth.log not be created?
> > Someone deleted it.

If you had a system crash recently, your fs could have been corrupted. 
And that file and maybe others vanished.

> 
> Right...
> 
> Being the only one with shell access to this system, I'm of course
> concerned; perhaps I should also be concerned about my memory ;)
> 
> -- 
> Janos Dohanics
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