cPanel Error Log Check List

Log of all bash commands run by a user

/home/username/.bash_history 

Access_log records all requests processed by server

/usr/local/apache/logs/access_log

Error_log Apache errors and CGI debug info

/usr/local/apache/logs/error_log

Exim_mainlog Anytime message received or delivered

/var/log/exim_mainlog

Exim_rejectlog message rejected based on ACLs or other

/var/log/exim_rejectlog 

Exim_paniclog all “other” entries (should be empty)

/var/log/exim_paniclog 

Cron all cron processes that get run on the server

/var/log/cron 

Messages ftp and other system logs

/var/log/messages 

Ddomain logs Access logs for individual domains

/usr/local/apache/domlogs/ 

Maillog all pop/imap login/out and spamassassin

/var/log/maillog

Ftpxferlog history of transactions made by FTP

/usr/local/apache/domlogs/ 
(rotates out to /var/log/)

cPanel Logs also can be found in local folders for each user's account. Some other root-level cPanel logs are:

access_log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/ request URI information

login_log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/ shows failed login messages

error_log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/ general cpanel errors

license_log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/ shows license updates/authentication

stats_log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/ shows when stats completed for user
(Awstats, Webalizer, Analog)

chkservd.log /var/log/ failed services show [-] complete [+]

TAILING ERROR LOGS

tail -f /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log | grep [[IP Address of Account]]
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