An access log includes a record of all files that have been requested by the visitors while exploring your website. The list is comprehensive, so if you have a page with two embedded images, for example, all of the three files shall be in the log, not just the page. An access log normally contains the date, the Operating System, the Internet browser and the IP address for each and every file in human-readable form, so you can get a more complete picture about the most popular files on your Internet site. The log, that's also commonly called "raw data", is an addition to the web data that you usually get with a hosting account, not a replacement. An illustration why you may require this type of a log is if you want to use some software on your computer to prepare a report about the website’s functionality, but you do not want to use the typical graphs and tables which come with the server-generated website stats.
Access Log Manager in Cloud Hosting
Our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel has a section focused on various logs and the access logs are among them. When you sign in to your cloud hosting account and go to this section, you will find a list of all the domains and subdomains you have. All it takes to allow the generation of access logs is to click on a button that will be available next to each and every domain/subdomain. If the option is enabled, you shall see a download link as well as the file size so far, so you shall be able to save the file to your PC and view it or process it with some application. Enabling or disabling the logs takes effect instantly, so if you no longer need one, you'll be able to stop it with a click from the same exact section of the Control Panel. You shall still have the ability to access the already developed content by clicking on the Download link.
Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will have the option to activate or deactivate the generation of access logs with no more than several clicks inside your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You'll find this feature inside the Access/Error Logs section, which you can access after you sign in. All it takes for our system to start creating logs is a single click on the On button that you can see there. The function can be activated individually for any Internet site regardless if it uses a domain or a subdomain and you'll find the full list of all the hosts inside that section. Any access log can be downloaded as a text file with only a click and you could then look at it manually or use some software on your computer. The log generation may be stopped by simply changing the On option to Off in the Logs section of your Control Panel.