Application Logs

Provisioned applications use the logging mechanisms and paths provided by the specific framework.


  • the logs for a CakePHP 3.x application will be found in
  • the logs for a Laravel 5 application will be found in

Cakebox Logs

The Cakebox Commands and Dashboard use customized logfiles:

  • located in /var/log/cakephp
  • using CakePHP 3.x Monolog format
  • available in user-readable format on your Dashboard
  • Logstash forwarded to Kibana/Elasticsearch (link on Dashboard)

Nginx Logs


  • Automatically log your application's Nginx website logs to ES by adding the Nginx logstash logformat to your application's virtual host configuration file (e.g. access_log /var/log/nginx/ logstash;).