auth.log Empty

Troubleshooting auth.log empty
/var/log/auth.log can be empty due to various reasons but you can restore rsyslogd with its initial settings so that you get logs

Here is How you reinstall it:

# sudo apt-get remove rsyslog

# sudo apt-get install rsyslog

This will reinstall your rsyslog and you can get the auth logs

auth.log can also be empty when log is rotated. No action is needed in this case.


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