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Enable var/log/messages on Ubuntu

Paolo Caparrelli Linux 22 June 2022

How to enable /var/log/messages in Ubuntu

In this article we will show you how to enable Var Log  messages in Ubuntu.

By default log messages are not written to the file /var/log/messages in Ubuntu.
In order to enable this, we can do the following:

Go to /etc/rsyslog.d.
Open the file 50-default.conf and uncomment the following lines

*.=info;*.=notice;*.=warn;
auth,authpriv.none;
cron,daemon.none;
mail,news.none -/var/log/messages

Once done, save the file and restart rsyslog service.

service rsyslog restart


Now you would be able to view the system logs including mail, cron etc in /var/log/messages file.

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