An access log is a text file containing a thorough list of all of the files accessed by your site visitors. All of the files which were requested in one way or another will be included, so when you have a PHP script program and a visitor opens just the home page, for instance, you might find many files inside the log. The reason is that there are things on the home page that are embedded - parts of other webpages, pics, etc. All these files shall be listed inside the access log, so that you can get a detailed picture of the way your Internet site performs. The info is in plain text format, so the logs are frequently called "raw data" as well. An access log contains the name of each requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, in addition to the user’s IP address, web browser and OS. Additional information, like the referrer site, is usually provided as well. A log file can be processed by various desktop applications for statistical purposes as an addition to the web stats provided by your web server.
Access Log Manager in Shared Web Hosting
Enabling the generation of access logs shall be exceptionally simple if you acquire a shared web hosting from us. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all of the accounts, has a section on different logs and this is where you will find the access logs too. As you go there, you will see a list of all the domains hosted inside the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom made cloud hosting platform shall start creating an access log for each of them when you click on the On button, which you will see on the right. If you don't need logs, disabling the option is just as simple and can be accomplished by clicking on the Off button inside the very same section. All the logs are downloadable, therefore you can effortlessly save and manage them on your desktop PC or laptop.