An access log is a text file containing a complete report on all the files accessed by your Internet site visitors. All the files that were requested in one way or another shall be included, so if you have a PHP script app and a site visitor opens just the home page, for instance, you might find many files in the log. This is because there are elements on the home page that are embedded - parts of other Internet pages, graphics, etc. All these files will be listed within the access log, so you're able to get a detailed picture of the way your Internet site functions. The info is in plain text format, so the logs are frequently referred to as "raw data" too. An access log contains the name of every requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, as well as the user’s IP address, browser and OS. Additional information, like the referrer website, is usually provided as well. A log file can be processed by various desktop programs for statistical purposes as an addition to the web stats provided by your server.

Access Log Manager in Hosting

Our custom Hepsia CP has a section dedicated to various logs and the access logs are among them. As soon as you sign in to your hosting account and go to this section, you shall find a list of all the domains and subdomains you have. All it takes to permit the generation of access logs is to press a button which will be available next to each and every domain/subdomain. If the option is enabled, you'll see a download link together with the file size so far, so you'll be able to save the file to your laptop or computer and examine it or process it with some program. Enabling or disabling the logs becomes effective right away, so if you no longer require one, you could stop it with a click from the same exact section of the CP. You will still be able to access the already generated content by simply clicking the Download link.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to see comprehensive access logs for any site that you host inside a semi-dedicated server account created on our revolutionary website hosting platform. Our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting CP will enable you to enable the function for each and every domain or subdomain within the account independently, so that you can get logs only for the sites you need. When you sign in, you can go to the Access/Error Logs section where you will find a list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added or created and an On/Off button on the right side of all of them. Activating or deactivating the generation of access logs is as elementary as clicking on that button and the change will take effect instantaneously. You can easily save the logs in .txt format by clicking on the Download link in the same exact section. The latter will be available at all times, even after you disable the function for a certain domain address or subdomain.