log file is showing no error message

hello, In my rails app i have cleaned up my production.log file. and now the log file is showing no error message. what should i do?

Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Site Moderator
Site Moderator badge
August 4, 2019
Accepted Answer


Do you by any chance have any logging related values set in config/environments/production.rb ?

If you haven’t made any changes, the default should be:

config.log_level = :info
RAILS_DEFAULT_LOGGER ='log/production.log')

Make sure you haven’t used SyslogLogger as that will log to the OS syslog, not a separate Rails app log, and your application won’t find it. If your logging goes to syslog, the values would look like :

config.log_level = :info

in my rails app, when i am trying to upload a photo, it is showing the following errors. Postfeaturedimage Failed to manipulate with MiniMagick, maybe it is not an image? Original Error: You must have ImageMagick or GraphicsMagick installed

should i add this question in a new question? thank you @Kdimitrov

@Kdimitrov thank you, it works. can i share another problem related to rails?

Try DigitalOcean for free

Click below to sign up and get $200 of credit to try our products over 60 days!

Sign up

Featured on Community

Get our biweekly newsletter

Sign up for Infrastructure as a Newsletter.

Hollie's Hub for Good

Working on improving health and education, reducing inequality, and spurring economic growth? We'd like to help.

Become a contributor

Get paid to write technical tutorials and select a tech-focused charity to receive a matching donation.

Welcome to the developer cloud

DigitalOcean makes it simple to launch in the cloud and scale up as you grow — whether you're running one virtual machine or ten thousand.

Learn more
DigitalOcean Cloud Control Panel