An access log features a record of all of the files that have been requested by the visitors while exploring your Internet site. The list is detailed, so if you have a webpage with two embedded images, for example, all of the three files shall be in the log, not just the page. An access log typically features the date, the OS, the Internet browser and the IP address for each file in human-readable form, so you can get a good idea about the most popular files on your website. The log, that is also frequently referred to as "raw data", is an addition to the web data that you usually get with a hosting account, not a replacement. An example why you might need this type of a log is if you want to use some software on your computer to prepare a report about the website’s efficiency, but you don't want to use the standard graphs and tables which come with the server-generated site statistics.
Access Log Manager in Cloud Web Hosting
Our custom-built Hepsia CP has a section dedicated to various logs and the access logs are among them. When you sign in to your cloud web hosting
account and navigate to this section, you will find a list of all the domains
and subdomains which you have. All it takes to allow the generation of access logs is to click on a button which will be available next to every domain/subdomain. In case the option is enabled, you will see a download link and also the file size so far, so you shall be able to save the file to your laptop or computer and view it or process it with some app. Enabling or disabling the logs takes effect right away, so if you no longer require one, you can stop it with a click from the very same section of the Control Panel. You'll still have the ability to access the already generated content by clicking on the Download link.
Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you have a semi-dedicated server
account with our company, it won't take more than a couple of clicks to trigger the generation of access logs by our system if you need them. The feature can be enabled from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and this can be done independently for each domain or subdomain you have within your account. When you log in and visit the Access/Error Logs section of the CP, you will discover a list of all the hostnames with an On/Off button next to every one of them. A single click shall activate the log generation and another one shall deactivate it, so you can control this function with great comfort. A Download link within the same section will allow you to save the compiled content as a text file, which you may then use on your laptop or computer. Whether or not the logs are deactivated, you shall still be able to download the data which has been previously generated.