An access log is a text file that contains a thorough list of all the files accessed by your Internet site visitors. All of the files that were requested in one way or another will be included, so when you have a PHP script application and a site visitor opens just the home page, for instance, you may find many files in the log. It is because there are components on the home page which are embedded - parts of other webpages, pictures, etc. These files will be listed inside the access log, allowing you to get a full picture of the way your Internet site performs. The info is in plain text format, so the logs are sometimes termed "raw data" too. An access log shows the name of each requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, plus the user’s IP address, browser and OS. More info, like the referrer site, is typically included as well. A log file could be processed by various desktop applications for statistical purposes as an addition to the web statistics supplied by your website hosting server.

Access Log Manager in Cloud Hosting

Enabling the generation of access logs shall be very easy when you purchase a cloud hosting from our company. The Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, provided with all the accounts, features a section dedicated to different logs and this is where you will find the access logs too. As you go there, you shall see a list of all the domains hosted within the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom made cloud hosting platform shall start producing an access log for each of them as soon as you click on the On button, which you will see on the right. If you don't require logs, disabling the option is just as fast and can be carried out by clicking on the Off button within the very same section. All the logs are downloadable, therefore you can easily save and manage them on your desktop computer or notebook.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, it shall not take more than a few clicks to permit the generation of access logs by our system if you need them. The function may be permitted via the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and this could be done separately for every single domain or subdomain you have inside your account. After you log in and visit the Access/Error Logs section of the CP, you'll see a list of all the hostnames with an On/Off button next to each one. A single click will activate the log generation and another one will disable 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 if the logs are disabled, you will still be able to download the data that's been previously generated.