View login attempts in TrueNAS Core

First you must locate your auth.log file.

Check the following directory:


To view the file you must login as a root user. The easiest way to do this in TrueNAS Core is to go to the dashboard and use the “Shell” tab pictured below.

Use the cat command to open the file. For example, the command to open the auth.log file in the above directory is:

cat /var/db/system/syslog-e937a1456e0d499aa61f1aa178155e37/log/auth.log

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