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Logging and Auditing in PostgreSQL

Muhammad Ali checks the logs:

In PostgreSQL, managing logs serves as a vital tool for identifying and resolving issues within your application and database. However, navigating through logs can be overwhelming due to the volume of information they contain. To address this, it’s essential to implement a well-defined logs management strategy.

Customizing PostgreSQL logs involves adjusting various parameters to suit your specific needs. Each organization may have unique requirements for logging, depending on factors such as the type of data stored and compliance standards.

In this article, we will explain parameters used to customize logs in PostgreSQL. Furthermore, we describe how to record queries in PostgreSQL and finally recommend a tool for managing PostgreSQL logs at granular level.

Read on to learn how to enable logs in Postgres, some notes on log management, and even a bit on auditing via pgaudit.

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