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Can I Access My Apache Log Files?

 

Depending on your hosting type, the location of the Apache log files varies.

Shared and Reseller Hosting

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Look for the Metrics section, then click on Errors.

    Error Button

  3. You will be redirected to a page showing the last 300 log messages for your website.

    cPanel - Error Messages

 To view access logs in cPanel, please see our article Raw Access Logs.

VPS and Dedicated Hosting

For Dedicated hosting or VPS with cPanel installation, the Apache error log's location is /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log, where "error_log" is simply a plain text file.

For Dedicated hosting or VPS without a cPanel installation, the Apache error log files are usually located in the /var/log/ directory. The Apache log would then found in the /var/log/httpd/ directory.

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