An access log is a detailed list of all the files which were accessed by the guests of a certain Internet site. Every single file which was requested in some way will be listed, so if you have one page with 3 embedded images, one video and one embedded text file, as an example, the access log shall contain a total of six entries - one for each of the 6 files which were accessed when the visitor opened the page. A log usually contains the file name and path, the date, in addition to the visitor’s OS, worldwide web browser and IP address. In some cases you could also find the referrer websites that sent the visitors to your site. The info which an access log file provides is in human-readable plain text format. It can be processed by special software on a personal computer and used to write reports on the overall performance of an Internet site, besides the web stats your server may have produced.
Access Log Manager in Shared Hosting
Enabling the generation of access logs will be very simple if you get a shared hosting from us. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, supplied with all of the accounts, has a section on different logs and that is where you shall find the access logs as well. As you navigate there, you'll see a list of all the domain names hosted in the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom made cloud hosting platform shall start creating an access log for each of them as soon as you click on the On button, which you'll see on the right. If you no longer need logs, disabling the option is just as fast and can be done by clicking on the Off button in the very same section. All the logs are downloadable, so you can effortlessly save and manage them on your PC or laptop.