cPanel Logs Location Reference

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cPanel, WHM & Webmail

Login Attempts to cpsrvd /usr/local/cpanel/logs/login_log
Account Transfers & Misc. Logs /var/cpanel/logs
Per-Account Bandwidth History Human Readable /var/cpanel/bandwidth/(USERNAME)
Per-Account Bandwidth History – Cached /var/cpanel/bandwidth.cache/(USERNAME)
Service Status Logs /var/log/chkservd.log
Error Log for cpsrvd /usr/local/cpanel/logs/error_log
Panic Log for cpsrvd /usr/local/cpanel/logs/panic_log
Backup Logs /usr/local/cpanel/logs/cpbackup
Update (UPCP) Log /var/cpanel/updatelogs/update-(TIMESTAMP).log [image is incorrect]
Mailman Logs /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/logs
Auditing Log (Account Creations, Deletions, etc.) /var/cpanel/accounting.log
Access Log & User Actions in cpsrvd /usr/local/cpanel/logs/access_log
Website Statistics Logs /usr/local/cpanel/logs/stats_log
Logs for Specific Webmail Applications

SquirrelMail /var/cpanel/squirrelmail

RoundCube /var/cpanel/roundcube/log

Horde /var/cpanel/horde/log

License Updates & Errors /usr/local/cpanel/logs/license_log
Brute Force Protection (cPHulkD) Log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/cphulkd.log
WebDisk (cpdavd) Log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/cpdavd_error_log
Tailwatch Driver (tailwatchd) Log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/tailwatch_log
EasyApache Build Logs /usr/local/cpanel/logs/easy/apache/
Installation Log /var/log/cpanel*install*


General Information & Errors /var/lib/mysql/(HOSTNAME).err or /val/log/mysqld.log


Login Attempts & General Info /var/log/messages
FTP Transfer Log /var/log/xferlog is a symbolic link to /usr/local/apache/domlogs/

Mail Retrieval & Spam Protection (Courier, Dovecot, SpamAssassin)

IMAP, POP Login Attempts, Transactions, Fatal Errors & Spam Scoring /var/log/maillog and /var/log/messages

Mail Delivery (Exim)

Unexpected/Fatal Error Log /var/log/exim_paniclog (Linux/var/log/exim/paniclog (FreeBSD)
Incoming Mail Queue /var/spool/exim/input
Log of Messages Rejected Based on ACLs or Other Policies /var/log/exim_rejectlog (Linux) /var/log/exim/rejectlog (FreeBSD)
Delivery & Receipt Log /var/log/exim_mainlog (Linux) /var/log/exim/mainlog (FreeBSD)

Named (BIND)

Log /var/log/messages


Log /var/log/messages


SSH Log /var/log/messages

Web Server (Apache/httpd)

Domain Access Logs /usr/local/apache/domlogs/(DOMAIN)
Web Server & CGI Application Error Log /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log
SuExec Audit Log /usr/local/apache/logs/suexec_log
SuPHP Audit Log /usr/local/apache/logs/suphp_log

Top Memory & CPU Consumers (dcpumon)

Top Processes Consuming CPU & Memory /var/log/dcpumon/(YEAR)/(MONTH)/(DAY)


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