An access log is a detailed list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a certain site. Every file which was requested in some way will be listed, so if you have just one webpage with three embedded graphics, one video and one embedded text file, for example, the access log shall contain a total of 6 entries - one for each of the 6 files that were accessed when the site visitor opened the webpage. A log usually shows the file name and path, the date, in addition to the visitor’s OS, web browser and IP address. Sometimes you may also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your Internet site. The information an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It could be processed by special software on a desktop machine and used to prepare reports on the functionality of an Internet site, in addition to the web stats that your server may have produced.

Access Log Manager in Shared Website Hosting

When you acquire a shared website hosting from us, you will be able to choose if access logs have to be produced and for which domains or subdomains inside your account this should be done. You may enable this option from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia CP, included with all shared accounts. Each and every domain you host or subdomain you set up will be listed there and you will see an On/Off option next to each of them, so you can conveniently activate or deactivate the generation of access logs independently for every single site that you have. You may save a log to your personal computer by clicking on the Download link that you'll see within the exact same section of the CP. The link is available even if you stop the log generation, so you will still have access to the data collected by our system.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our sophisticated website hosting platform will create access logs for every Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account, assuming that this function is activated. All domains and subdomains that you have shall be listed in the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia CP, that we provide with all the accounts, so if you want our system to start creating logs for any of them, you should just click on the little button on the right side of the respective domain/subdomain and change the default Off option to On. You may deactivate this feature whenever you want by following the exact same steps. You can find a Download link for each and every log inside the same section of the Control Panel, so you may save the content generated by our system in .txt format with only a mouse click. An existing log file can be downloaded even after the function has been deactivated, so you will still be able to look at the data that's already been generated.