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This function returns the account's BoxTrapper log.


cPanel API 1 is deprecated. Do not use this function. Instead, we strongly recommend that you use the following newer functions:


In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the Receive Mail role, the system disables this function.


 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
$boxtrapper_log = $cpanel->api1('BoxTrapper', 'showlog', array('1410277881', '') ); // Call the function.


For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
my $boxtrapper_log = $cpliveapi->api1('BoxTrapper', 'showlog', ['1410277881', ''] ); # Call the function.


For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 cPanel Tag System (deprecated)


In cPanel & WHM version 11.30 and later, cPanel tags are deprecated. We provide this example to help developers move from the old cPanel tag system to our LiveAPI system. We strongly recommend that you only use the LiveAPI system to call the cPanel APIs.

<cpanel Module="BoxTrapper::showlog( $FORM('date','account') )">
 Command Line
cpapi1 --user=username BoxTrapper showlog 1410277881


  • You must URI-encode these values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to cPanel API 1 documentation or run the cpapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the cpapi1 command:


 Output (plaintext)
Processing email with trusted transport method [esmtpa] Searching for stale data files (1296000 seconds old)


ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample

The date to view.

This parameter defaults to the current time.

Any valid time, in Unix time format.


The account's email address.

A valid email address on the


This function returns the contents of the log file for the specified time.