An access log is a comprehensive list of all the files which were accessed by the guests of a particular site. Every file which was requested for whatever reason shall be listed, so if you have a single page with 3 embedded pics, one video and one embedded text file, as an example, the access log shall contain a total of six entries - one for any of the 6 files which were accessed when the website visitor opened the page. A log usually contains the file name and path, the date, as well as the visitor’s Operating System, browser and IP address. In some cases you can also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your Internet site. The information that an access log file includes is in human-readable plain text format. It can also be processed by special software on a PC and used to prepare reports on the functionality of a website, independent of the web stats your server may have produced.

Access Log Manager in Web Hosting

Enabling the generation of access logs will be very simple when you get a web hosting from our company. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, supplied with all of the accounts, features a section on different logs which is where you will find the access logs too. Once you navigate there, you shall see a list of all the domains hosted within the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom cloud hosting platform shall start creating an access log for each of them when you click on the On button, which you'll see on the right. If you don't require logs, disabling the option is just as simple and can be carried out by clicking on the Off button inside the exact same section. All of the logs are downloadable, therefore you can conveniently save and manage them on your PC or notebook.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you will have the option to activate or disable the generation of access logs with only several clicks from your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You'll find this function inside the Access/Error Logs section, which you can access as soon as you sign in. All it takes for our system to start creating logs is a single click on the On button that you'll see there. The feature can be triggered independently for any website no matter if it uses a domain or a subdomain and you shall find a detailed 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 disabled by simply switching the On option to Off in the Logs section of your Control Panel.