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What is error_log file in the magento folder? 
 
roknrod12
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I’ve noticed that there is a file in the magento store root folder named ‘error_log’.  I can’t find any reference anywhere online as to what this file is or if it’s necessary.  The file on this particular installation is really big in size.  I’m wondering if there would be any issue if I deleted the file.  Does anyone know?

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If you read through it, you will probably find that it is a local PHP error log file. It’s ok to delete, just keep an eye on the contents to see if there’s something that needs to be addressed.

 
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Awesome!  Thanks for the reply.  I really appreciate it.

 
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