In this “how” tutorial, I will explain how to display logs in real time saved in a file in SSH
This type of manipulation is useful when you want to see what is happening in real time.
To illustrate this tutorial, I used the access logs of an NGINX server.
Use the tail -f command
From SSH access, use the command tail -f /path/du/fichier.log
tail -f /var/log/nginx/access_log_glpi-prod.log
View logs in real time
This command allows you to see the entries in the file in real time.
To exit the command, use the key combination