An access log is a comprehensive list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a given site. Every file which was requested for some reason will be listed, so if you have just one page with 3 embedded images, one video and one embedded text file, for instance, the access log will contain a total of six entries - one for every of the 6 files which were accessed when the visitor opened the webpage. A log typically shows the file name and path, the date, as well as the visitor’s Operating System, Internet browser and IP address. Oftentimes you could also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your website. The info that an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It may be processed by special software on a PC and used to prepare reports on the overall performance of an Internet site, besides the web stats your hosting server may have produced.

Access Log Manager in Cloud Web Hosting

Our custom-built Hepsia CP includes a section focused on various logs and the access logs are among them. As soon as you sign in to your cloud web hosting account and visit this section, you shall find a list of all the domain names and subdomains which you have. All it takes to enable the generation of access logs is to click on a button that will be available next to each domain/subdomain. In case the option is enabled, you'll see a download link together with the file size so far, so you shall be able to save the file to your laptop or computer and examine it or process it with some application. Enabling or disabling the logs becomes effective instantly, so if you no longer need one, you may stop it with a click from the same exact section of the CP. You will still have the ability to access the already generated content by clicking on the Download link.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, it shall not take more than a couple of clicks to enable the generation of access logs by our system if you need them. The function can be permitted through the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and this can be done separately for every single domain name or subdomain that you have in your account. Whenever you log in and visit the Access/Error Logs section of the CP, you'll find a list of all the hostnames with an On/Off button next to each of them. One click shall enable the log generation and another one will disable it, so you can control this function with great comfort. A Download link in the same section will enable you to save the gathered content as a text file, that you could then use on your computer. Even when the logs are disabled, you shall still be able to download the data which has been previously generated.