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logs files on a cPanel server
Posted by Nick Fredrich, Last modified by Bill Williams on 22 May 2012 04:22 AM

Apache Web Server Logs:

/usr/local/apache/logs/access_log
/usr/local/apache/logs/error_log

Exim (Email) Logs:

/var/log/exim_mainlog
/var/log/exim_paniclog
/var/log/exim_rejectlog

Ftp Logs:

/var/log/messages

Mysql Logs:

/var/lib/mysql/server.hostname.err

Cronjob Logs:

/var/log/cron

Server Logs:

/var/log/messages

SSH Logs:

/var/log/secure

cPanel Installation Logs:

/var/log/cpanel-install-thread0.log

ChkServd (cPanel Monitoring Daemon) Logs:

/var/log/chkservd.log

Named (Bind) Logs:

/var/log/messages

Last successful login attempts to the server:

/var/log/wtmp (but to view the details, execute the command “last”)

 

Last unsuccessful login attempts to the server:

/var/log/utmp (To view the logs, execute “lastb” command)

Domlogs of an Account:

/usr/local/apache/domlogs/domainname.tld

Mod Security Logs:

/usr/local/apache/logs/modsec_audit.log
/usr/local/apache/logs/modsec_debug_log

Apache SUEXEC Logs:

/usr/local/apache/logs/suexec_log

cPanel Access and Error Logs:

/usr/local/cpanel/logs/access_log
/usr/local/cpanel/logs/error_log

Stats Execution Logs:

/usr/local/cpanel/logs/stats_log

cPanel License Logs:

/usr/local/cpanel/logs/license_log

cPanel Backup Logs:

/usr/local/cpanel/logs/cpbackup/*.log

Tomcat Logs:

/usr/local/jakarta/tomcat/logs/catalina.err
/usr/local/jakarta/tomcat/logs/catalina.out

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