Log file location in Oracle Apps 11i/R12

The following log files location could help you to find-out issues and errors from your application 11i instance.

Database Tier Logs are


Trace file location:

Application Tier Logs

Start/Stop script log files location:

OPMN log file location


Concurrent log file location:

Patch log file location:

Worker Log file location:

AutoConfig log files location:
Application Tier:

Database Tier:

Error log file location:
Application Tier:

Database Tier :

In Oracle Applications R12, the log files are located in $LOG_HOME (which translates to $INST_TOP/logs)
Below list of log file locations could be helpful for you:

Concurrent Reqeust related logs
$LOG_HOME/appl/conc - > location for concurrent requests log and out files
$LOG_HOME/appl/admin - > location for mid tier startup scripts log files

Apache Logs (10.1.3 Oracle Home which is equivalent to iAS Oracle Home - Apache, OC4J and OPMN)
$LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.3/Apache - > Location for Apache Error and Access log files
$LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.3/j2ee - > location for j2ee related log files
$LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.3/opmn - > location for opmn related log files

Forms & Reports related logs (10.1.2 Oracle home which is equivalent to 806 Oracle Home)

Startup/Shutdown Log files location:

Patch log files location:

Clone and AutoConfig log files location in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 

Logs for the adpreclone.pl are located: 
On the database tier: 
RDBMS $ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/< context >/StageDBTier_< timestamp >.log 

On the application tier: 
$INST_TOP/admin/log/StageAppsTier_< timestamp >.log 

Where the logs for the admkappsutil.pl are located? 
On the application tier: 
$INST_TOP/admin/log/MakeAppsUtil_< timestamp >.log 


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