An access log is a text file containing a complete report on 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 when you have a PHP script app and a visitor opens just the home page, for instance, you may find a lot of files inside the log. The reason is that there are resources on the home page that are embedded - parts of other webpages, images, etcetera. These files will be listed in the access log, allowing you to get a complete picture of the way your website functions. The info is in plain text format, so the logs are frequently described as "raw data" too. An access log shows the name of each requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, as well as the user’s IP address, web browser and OS. More information, such as the referrer site, is sometimes provided too. A log file may be processed by various desktop applications for statistical purposes as an addition to the web stats created by your hosting server.

Access Log Manager in Shared Hosting

Our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel has a section focused on various logs and the access logs are one of them. Once you sign in to your shared hosting account and navigate to this section, you'll find a list of all the domains and subdomains you have. All it takes to permit the generation of access logs is to click on a button that'll be available next to every domain/subdomain. In case the option is enabled, you'll see a download link as well as 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 program. Enabling or disabling the logs takes effect right away, so if you don't require one, you could stop it with only a click from the exact same section of the CP. You will still have the ability to access the already developed content by clicking on the Download link.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our advanced web hosting platform will generate access logs for every single site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account, assuming that this feature is activated. All domains and subdomains that you have will be listed in the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia Control Panel, that we supply with all of the accounts, so if you'd like our system to start generating logs for any of them, you should just click on the small button on the right side of the respective domain/subdomain and switch the default Off option to On. You'll be able to disable this function at any time by following the same steps. You will find a Download link for every single log in the same section of the Control Panel, so you will be able to save the content produced by our system in .txt format with no more than a mouse click. An existing log file can be downloaded even after the option has been deactivated, so you'll still be able to see the data which has already been generated.