How to enable logging for a sftp server

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  • How to configure logging to track sftp transactions with the timestamp?
  • How to record transfer logs of OpenSSH sftp connections?
  • How to configure logging for sftp-server in a chroot configuration?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • openssh-server-4.3p2-29.el5 or above

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