How to Configure Custom Access and Error Log Formats in Nginx

Tecmint: Nginx HTTP server has a phenomenal logging facility which is highly customizable. In this article, we will explain how to configure you own formats for access and error logs for Nginx in Linux.

The aim of this guide is to help you understand how logs are generated, so as to configure custom log formats for purposes of debugging, troubleshooting or analysis of what unfolds within your web server as well as web applications (such as tracing requests).