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Where are the Docker daemon logs?

Where the Docker daemon logs are stored depends on your OS. Here is a list of some of the more common OSes along with where the Docker daemon logs are located for each:

  • Ubuntu — /var/log/upstart/docker.log
  • Boot2Docker — /var/log/docker.log
  • Debian GNU/Linux — /var/log/daemon.log
  • CentOS — /var/log/daemon.log | grep docker
  • Fedora — journalctl -u docker.service
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server — /var/log/messages | grep docker