An access log is a text file containing a full list of all the files accessed by your Internet site visitors. All of the files which were requested in one way or another shall be included, so if you have a PHP script program and a site visitor opens only the home page, for instance, you might find a lot of files inside the log. The reason is that there are things on the home page that are embedded - parts of other webpages, pictures, and so forth. All of these files will be listed in the access log, so you can get a full picture of the way your site functions. The information is in plain text format, so the logs are often termed "raw data" too. An access log provides the name of each and every requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, in addition to the user’s IP address, world-wide web browser and Operating System. More info, including the referrer Internet site, is typically supplied too. A log file can be processed by various desktop applications for statistical purposes as an addition to the web stats created by your website hosting server.

Access Log Manager in Shared Hosting

If you acquire a shared hosting from us, you shall be able to determine if access logs should be created and for which domains or subdomains inside your account this must be done. You'll be able to activate this option from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia CP, incorporated with all shared accounts. Every single domain name you host or subdomain you set up will be listed there and you will see an On/Off option next to each one of them, so you can effortlessly activate or disable the generation of access logs individually for every single website that you have. You can save a log to your computer by clicking on the Download link that you'll see within the same exact section of the Control Panel. The link shall be available even if you disable the log generation, so you will still have access to the data collected by our system.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, it will not take more than a couple of mouse clicks to enable the generation of access logs by our system if you need them. The function could be enabled via the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and this may be done independently for each domain name or subdomain that you have in your account. After you log in and visit the Access/Error Logs section of the Control Panel, you will see 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 allow you to save the generated content as a text file, which you can then use on your computer. Whether or not the logs are deactivated, you shall still be able to download the data which has been previously generated.