AIX : Where are the AIX log files kept?

AIX logs messages as specified in /etc/syslog.conf. Here’s an

*.err;kern.debug;auth.notice;user.none /dev/console
*.err;kern.debug;daemon,auth.notice;mail.crit;user.none /var/adm/messages
lpr.debug /var/adm/lpd-errs

*.alert;kern.err;daemon.err;user.none operator
*.alert;user.none root
*.emerg;user.none *

# for loghost machines, to have authentication messages (su, login, etc.)
# logged to a file, un-comment out the following line and adjust the
# file name as appropriate.
# if a non-loghost machine chooses to have such messages
# sent to the loghost machine, un-comment out the following line.
auth.notice /var/log/authlog
mail.debug /var/log/syslog

# following line for compatibility with old sendmails. they will send
# messages with no facility code, which will be turned into “user” messages
# by the local syslog daemon. only the “loghost” machine needs the following
# line, to cause these old sendmail log messages to be logged in the
# mail syslog file.
user.alert /var/log/syslog
# non-loghost machines will use the following lines to cause “user”
# log messages to be logged locally.
user.err /dev/console
user.err /var/adm/messages
user.alert `root, operator’
user.emerg *

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