Common log file locations

Log files

Much of the information we need will be contained within various log files. Note that logs may be rotated out so file names may be followed by a dash(-) or a dot(.) with a number such as the date.

Some of these logs may depend on your version and log configuration

LogDescription
/var/log/asterisk/fullAll log levels dump here. Usually this is the log you will look at for old call traces
/var/log/asterisk/freepbx.logMessages put out by FreePBX modules
/var/log/asterisk/freepbx_security.logFreePBX Security events
/var/log/httpd/access_logApache Access logs.
/var/log/httpd/error_logApache Error logs
/var/log/messagesLinux system log
/var/log/dmesgKernel level messages
/var/log/yum.logPackage activities processed through yum.

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