An access log is a detailed list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a given Internet site. Every file which was requested for whatever reason shall be listed, so if you have only one webpage with 3 embedded graphics, one video and one embedded text file, for example, the access log shall contain a total of six entries - one for each of the six files that were accessed when the website visitor opened the webpage. A log typically offers the file name and path, the date, plus the visitor’s Operating System, worldwide web browser and IP address. In some cases you can also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your website. The data which an access log file provides is in human-readable plain text format. It can also be processed by special software on a PC and used to prepare reports on the overall performance of a site, independent of the web stats which your web hosting server may have generated.
Access Log Manager in Shared Web Hosting
Enabling the generation of access logs will be incredibly simple if you buy a shared web hosting
from us. The Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, provided with all of the accounts, features a section on different logs which is where you will find the access logs as well. When you navigate there, you will see a list of all the domains
hosted inside the account and the subdomains created for them. Our customized cloud hosting platform will start generating an access log for any of them as soon as you click on the On button, which you'll see on the right. If you don't need logs, disabling the option is just as fast and can be accomplished by clicking on the Off button in the very same section. All of the logs are downloadable, so you can effortlessly save and manage them on your desktop computer or laptop.
Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you have a semi-dedicated server
account with our company, it won't take more than a couple of clicks to trigger the generation of access logs by our system if you require them. The function may be permitted via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and this can be done individually for every single domain or subdomain that you have inside your account. Once you log in and check out the Access/Error Logs section of the CP, you will discover a list of all the hostnames with an On/Off button next to all of them. One click will enable the log generation and another one shall deactivate it, so you can control this feature with great convenience. A Download link within the same section will permit you to save the generated content as a text file, that you may then use on your computer system. Even when the logs are deactivated, you shall still be able to download the data that has been previously generated.