In the GridPane UI, you can pull logs in the logs tab of Site Customizer like so:
In this screen, we fetch the last 300 lines in the log file. Sometimes you might need to see more, and these can be found on the server directly.
Access and Error logs are located here:
Site-specific logs are located here (replace site.url with your websites domain name):
Finding and Viewing your Logs
The locations of your logs are detailed below. If you would like to view them directly on your server you can do so with the
cat command, followed by the file path, for example:
Or you can view them in real time with the
tail -f command:
tail -f /path/to/example.log
To exit from
tail -f hit CTRL+C.
The gridpane.log logs what commands are run on your server.
GENERAL WEBSITE LOGS
The general logs keeps track of the changes made to your website in the site customizer. You can view changes that have been made to your site in this log. You can find them here:
You can view your websites Nginx error logs here:
The access.log logs the IP addresses of those that visit your websites, what they do, what browser they use, the names of the bots that crawl your site, and more.
SSL RENEWAL LOGS
You can view your SSL renewal logs here. This includes renewals for all of your websites.
SSL PROVISIONING LOGS
To view the SSL provisioning logs for your individual websites you can find them in your websites /logs directory:
SINGLE SIGN ON (SSO) LOGS
View your websites single sign on logs:
The domains.log logs all of the changes made to your site, such as caching changes,
If you’ve turned on WP Debug and need to see more of your debug log you can find it here (be sure to always turn debug off once you’ve finished using it):
If you’d like to learn more about using WP Debug along with the Query Monitor plugin, check out this article.
Downloading your Logs
If you’d like to download a copy of these to your computer you can do so by accessing your server over SFTP as the Root user. Here’s our KB on how to get started: