Where does CUPS send log messages in RHEL 8?

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  • Where does CUPS write logs in RHEL 8?
  • The /var/log/cups/error_log does not exist on my RHEL 8 system by default.
  • We are not getting logs generated in /var/log/cups files after a job is submitted


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
  • Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) 2.2.6

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