Where they store all the logs of cPanel?
The Control Panel cPanel tells on numerous logs that they help to detect us to errors in the different services of the servant. We showed main logs to you of cPanel, why they serve and in what route are in the servant:
Index of this article
- cPanel/WHM initial Errors of installation:
Route: /var/log/cpanel *install*
Description: These archives of registry contain registries of installation of cPanel and make reference in the first place to the problems that arise from the new facilities of cPanel.
- Registries of state on watch Cpanel/WHM:
Description: The supervision demon on watch (chkservd) registers all the verifications on watch in this file. The service bankrupt imagines with [-] and the active services are represented by [+].
- Accounting records of Cpanel/WHM:
Description: It contains a list of realised countable functions through WHM, including the elimination and creation of accounts.
Specific requests and errors of cPanel/WHM
- cPanel error logs:
Description: cPanel registers any error which here it incurs. This must verify when you find strange errors or behaviors in cPanel/WHM.
- Registries of error of license of cPanel:
Description: All the attempts of update of license are registered here. If you are with some error related to the license when initiating session, it consults here.
- Registries of statistics of the demons:
Description: Daemon of statistics (cpanellogd) registers the exit of all the generators of statistics (Awstats, Webalizer, Analog) here.
- Information of the client, asked for registries of URL:
Description: The general information related to the access to the requests of cPanel is registered here.
- Registries of update cPanel/WHM:
Route: /var/cpanel/updatelogs/update- [TIMESTAMP] .log
Description: [Contains all the results of each update of cPanel upcp]. One names with the date of time in which the process began upcp.
- Registries of bandwidth:
Description: The archives contain a list of the file of bandwidth for each account. Each named after its respective user.
Description: Registries for demons formed in tailwatchd that is to say: cPBandwd, Eximstats, Antirelayd.
Logs de Apache
- Publication and document record department of errors and audit:
Description: All the exceptions detected by httpd along with the exit of standard error of applications cgi. It is the first place that you must look when service httpd fails or incurs errors when acceding to the website.
- Apache SuExec Logs:
Description: Audit of information reported by suexec whenever an application cgi is executed. Useful for the purification of internal errors of the servant, without one has inquired into no excellent information to error_log of Apache. It verifies here possible violations of the policy of suexec.
- Domain Logs Access:
Description: File of registry of general access for each domain formed with cPanel.
- Apache Logs Access:
Description: Complete registry of access to the Web server that registers all the requests processed by the servant.
- Reception and delivery of messages:
Route: /var/log/exim_mainlog or /var/log/exim/mainlog
Description: It receives an entrance whenever a message is received or given.
- Exim ACLs/Policies based on RejectLog:
Description: An entrance is written in this registry whenever a message based on ACL or other policies is rejected, for example: formed alias stop: fail
- Unexpected or fatal errors:
Description: It registers any entrance that Exim does not know how to handle. Generally, he is something really negative when the registry entrances write here, and must be investigated suitably.
- General IMAP/POP/SpamAssassin Logging and Errors:
Route: /var/log/maillog & /var/log/messages
Description: The services IMAP, MGP and SpamAssassin are registered here. This includes all the general information of registry (attempts of beginning of session, transactions, score of Spam), along with fatal errors.
- Homes of session of FTP and general errors:
Description: Here one registers the general information and the attempts of beginning of session.
- Registry of transactions FTP:
Route: /var/log/xferlog or /var/log/messages
Description: It is a symbolic connection in the majority of the cases to /usr/local/apache/domlogs/ftpxferlog, that it contains a file of the transactions realised by the FTP users.
- General information and errors of MySQL:
Route: /var/lib/mysql/ $ (hostname) .err
Description: This route can vary, since it depends from where it is defined in the configuration file MySQL (/etc/my.conf), but it is generally in /var/lib/mysql. Also it could be located in /var/log/mysqld.log
- Attempts of authentication:
Description: Daemons registers all that require Authentication PAM.
- Tracking all the Bad Logins and Logouts:
Description: Registry on all the attempts of incorrect beginnings of session in the system. Acceded through last commando.
- Tracking all the beginnings of session and the closings of session:
Description: The file wtmp registers all the beginnings of session and the closings of session.
- Last beginnings of session:
Description: The file lastlog is a data base that contains information on the last beginning of session of each user.
- WebDav or WebDisk Log:
Description: Daemon of cpdavd is WebDav (more well-known as WebDisk) that was introduced in cPanel 11 to allow the users to mount its personal directory in its computer.
- Cphulkd Logs:
Description: cPHulk Brute FORCE Protection avoids that hostile forces try to accede to the services of your servant being guessed the password of beginning of session for that service. It puts in a black list the IP that tries to execute a brute force attack.
- Registry of faults:
Description: Faillog formats the contents of the registry of faults of the data base /var/log/faillog. Also it is possible to be used to maintain accountants and limits of failures.
- Messages of beginning error/starting, kernel and hardware:
Description: It is a buffer of message of kernel. The content of this file is referred by the commando dmesg. It shows to the registry of starting and the errors of hardware.