Private directory structure in Mac

Below is list of directories and respective details as generally found in /private/ directory of Mac.

/private/:

  • /private/etc/
    • /private/etc/apache2/
    • /private/etc/asl/
    • /private/etc/cups/
    • /private/etc/defaults/
    • /private/etc/emond.d/
    • /private/etc/mach_init.d/
    • /private/etc/mach_init_per_login_session.d/
    • /private/etc/mach_init_per_user.d/
    • /private/etc/manpaths.d/
    • /private/etc/newsyslog.d/
    • /private/etc/openldap/
    • /private/etc/pam.d/
    • /private/etc/paths.d/
    • /private/etc/periodic/
    • /private/etc/pf.anchors/
    • /private/etc/php-fpm.d/
    • /private/etc/postfix/
    • /private/etc/ppp/
    • /private/etc/racoon/
    • /private/etc/security/
    • /private/etc/snmp/
    • /private/etc/ssh/
    • /private/etc/ssl/
    • /private/etc/sudoers.d/
    • /private/etc/wfs/
  • /private/tftpboot/
  • /private/tmp/
    • /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.RANDOM
    • /private/tmp/powerlog/
  • /private/var/