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Hai,

I am running a squid server with 100 machines. i want to view the squid log file from windows.

I am a newbee to linux. Please explain step by step.


Thnks in advance
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The easiest way would be to use a client like Putty to ssh into the server and issue the command tail -f on the squid log file:

1. Download Putty: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
2. SSH into your server
3. tail -f /var/squid/logs/cache.log

That would give you realtime view of the log. You could also vi or cat the cache.log.
Also the location of cache.log may be different.
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