Article ID: 8470, created on Apr 21, 2010, last review on May 3, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk for Linux/Unix


It is possible to find which place is used by a Linux system for logging from the /etc/syslog.conf or /etc/rsyslog.conf configuration files:
#cat /etc/syslog.conf

#cat /etc/rsyslog.conf

Usually the /var/log/messages file is used for the regular system messages.

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