An access log is a text file which contains a thorough report on all the files accessed by your website visitors. All of the files which were requested in one way or another will be included, so if you have a PHP script app and a site visitor opens just the home page, for example, you may find plenty of files inside the log. The reason is that there are things on the home page which are embedded - parts of other Internet pages, graphics, etcetera. All of these files will be listed within the access log, so you can get a detailed picture of the way your website performs. The info is in plain text format, so the logs are sometimes termed "raw data" as well. An access log contains the name of each requested file, the path to it, the date it was accessed, along with the user’s IP address, Internet browser and OS. More info, including the referrer Internet site, is oftentimes supplied too. A log file can be processed by various desktop applications for statistical purposes as an addition to the web stats generated by your server.

Access Log Manager in Shared Hosting

If you order a shared hosting from our company, you shall be able to determine if access logs must be generated and for which domains or subdomains in your account this should be done. You can activate this option from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia Control Panel, integrated with all shared accounts. Any domain you host or subdomain you set up will be listed there and you see an On/Off option next to every one of them, so you can conveniently activate or deactivate the generation of access logs separately for each website that you have. You may save a log to your personal computer by clicking on the Download link that you'll see within the same section of the CP. The link shall be available even after you stop the log generation, so you shall still have access to the data compiled by our system.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you'll have the option to activate or deactivate the generation of access logs with only a few mouse clicks inside your Hepsia hosting CP. You will find this feature in the Access/Error Logs section, which you can access as soon as you sign in. All it takes for our system to start producing logs is a single click on the On button that you can see there. The function can be triggered individually for any website regardless of whether it uses a domain or a subdomain and you shall find a detailed list of all the hosts in that section. Any access log can be downloaded as a text file with simply a click and you can then see it manually or use some software on your PC. The log generation can be stopped by simply switching the On option to Off within the Logs section of your Control Panel.