Shell command of the day

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This command will look for the ID value XXXXX in your log files ending in either *.log or *.log-YYYYMMDD. It will then only return output with the preceding 20 characters, and the trailing 20 characters.
This is great for finding things quickly across a bunch of log files in varying formats to correlate production issues.