An access log is a detailed list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a given site. Every single file which was requested in some way shall be listed, so if you have a single webpage with 3 embedded images, one video and one embedded text file, for example, the access log will contain a total of 6 entries - one for any of the six files which were accessed when the visitor opened the webpage. A log normally provides the file name and path, the date, in addition to the visitor’s Operating System, web browser and IP address. Oftentimes you could also find the referrer Internet sites that sent the visitors to your site. The data an access log file includes 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 overall performance of a site, in addition to the web stats your web hosting server may have produced.

Access Log Manager in Shared Website Hosting

Our custom Hepsia Control Panel features a section focused on various logs and the access logs are among them. When you sign in to your shared website hosting account and take a look at this section, you'll find a list of all the domains and subdomains that you have. All it takes to permit the generation of access logs is to press a button which will be available next to each domain/subdomain. If the option is enabled, you will see a download link as well as the file size so far, so you'll be able to save the file to your PC and view it or process it with some application. Enabling or disabling the logs becomes effective right away, so if you don't need one, you may stop it with simply a mouse click from the very same section of the Control Panel. You'll still be able to access the already created content by clicking on the Download link.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to see in depth access logs for any website that you host inside a semi-dedicated server account created on our revolutionary web hosting platform. Our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting Control Panel will allow you to activate the function for every single domain or subdomain inside the account independently, which means that you can get logs just for the websites you need. Once you sign in, you can go to the Access/Error Logs section in which you will discover a list of all the domain addresses and subdomains that you have added or created and an On/Off button on the right side of all of them. Triggering or deactivating the generation of access logs is as simple as pressing that button and the change will take effect instantaneously. You can save the logs in .txt format by clicking on the Download link situated in the very same section. The latter shall be available all the time, even if you disable the feature for a given domain address or subdomain.