How to Enabled mod_rewrite Debug Log in cPanel


If you are using mod_rewrite & find out some problem, you may need to do some debugging with the log write somewhere. For CentOS system with cPanel together with Apache or LiteSpeed, you may enabled mod_rewrite Debug Log as below.

  • Edit Apache configuration located in “/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
  • Find the corresponding VirtualHost for your domain which you want to debug.
  • Add “RewriteLogLevel 9” underneath “UseCanonicalName” as below and save.
<VirtualHost 100.100.100.100:80>
  ...
  ...
  UseCanonicalName Off
  RewriteLogLevel 9
  ...
  ...
</VirtualHost>
  • Restart Apache or LiteSpeed
  • The Debug Log will be written in “/usr/local/apache/logs/error_log” file.


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