cPanel Log Locations

Default locations of common cPanel logs
These will require 'root' access to view


Access log:


Error log for related pages:


Modsec Audit Log:


Authentication onto cPanel:


Individual site web logs

Current access logs can be found here, they are seperated per domain:


cPanel will automatically rotate the apache logs and archive them under the users cPanel directory


Error logs's can be grep'd out of the following location


Email: Exim/ Dovecot

Email's processed by the server can be found in the exim_mainlog


IMAP/POP3 Authentications can be found in the mainlog



Log's for FTP can be found in messages, you will need to grep 'ftp' and possibly the user or IP



SSH connections and sessions are tracked in the following log


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