Sign in to follow this  
tgonhawk1

Webmail access logs

Recommended Posts

Since this a question of perhaps general interest, I'll ask it here:

Is it possible for a shared hosting user to read the cpanel webmail access logs for his site?

On the cpanel forums, the location is identified as
> cPanel, WHM, and Webmail activity is logged to /usr/local/cpanel/logs/access_log.
> The ability to review this log file is restricted to the root user.
...   The latter part appears correct since "ls /usr/local/cpanel" gives permission denied,
...   and "ls  /usr/local/cpanel/logs/" gives "no such file or directory.

Is there a way to make this accessible?
Perhaps not, if everyone's are all mixed together.

Access from a POP client would also be useful - but that might evade even any generat cpanel logs.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Unfortunately these logs are not readable by shared users as like you mentioned it does require root access. If you're concerned about logins / unusual activity to your email address(es) our team can provide you the last login entries we have for the address(es) in question via support ticket.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this