An access log is a complete list of all the files which were accessed by the visitors of a particular Internet site. Every single file which was requested in some way shall be listed, so if you have one page with 3 embedded graphics, one video and one embedded text file, as an example, the access log shall contain a total of 6 entries - one for every of the 6 files which were accessed when the website visitor opened the webpage. A log normally offers the file name and path, the date, plus the visitor’s Operating System, worldwide web browser and IP address. Occasionally you could also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your Internet site. The info that an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It can also be processed by special software on a desktop machine and used to write reports on the functionality of a website, in addition to the web statistics which your web hosting server may have produced.
Access Log Manager in Cloud Website Hosting
Enabling the generation of access logs shall be very easy if you acquire a cloud website hosting from us. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, included with all of the accounts, features a section dedicated to different logs and that is where you'll find the access logs too. As soon as you navigate there, you'll see a list of all the domain names hosted within the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom cloud hosting platform shall start producing an access log for each of them the instant you click on the On button, that you will see on the right. If you don't need logs, disabling the option is just as simple and can be done by clicking on the Off button within the very same section. All of the logs are downloadable, which means that you can easily save and manage them on your PC or notebook.
Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you shall have the option to trigger or deactivate the generation of access logs with only a couple of clicks in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You shall find this function within the Access/Error Logs section, which you can access once you sign in. All it takes for our system to start creating logs is a single click on the On button which you will see there. The feature can be triggered individually for any site regardless of whether it uses a domain name or a subdomain and you will find a detailed list of all the hosts within that section. Any access log can be downloaded as a text file with a click and you could then look at it manually or use some software on your personal computer. The log generation can be deactivated by simply changing the On option to Off in the Logs section of your CP.