An access log is a detailed list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a particular website. Every single file which was requested in some way shall be listed, so if you have just one webpage with 3 embedded pics, one video and one embedded text file, as an example, the access log shall contain a total of 6 entries - one for any of the six files which were accessed when the website visitor opened the webpage. A log normally offers the file name and path, the date, plus the visitor’s Operating System, worldwide web browser and IP address. Sometimes you can also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your website. The info 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 write reports on the efficiency of an Internet site, besides the web statistics that your server may have created.

Access Log Manager in Shared Hosting

If you obtain a shared hosting from us, you shall be able to determine if access logs have to be generated and for which domains or subdomains inside your account this should be done. You can enable this function from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia Control Panel, integrated with all shared accounts. Any domain you host or subdomain you set up shall be listed there and you will see an On/Off option next to each one of them, so you can easily trigger or deactivate the generation of access logs independently for each website that you have. You could save a log to your computer by clicking on the Download link that you will see in the exact same section of the CP. The link is available even if you disable the log generation, so you will still have access to the data gathered by our system.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to look at comprehensive access logs for any website that you host inside a semi-dedicated server account created on our progressive website hosting platform. Our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting Control Panel will allow you to enable the feature for each and every domain or subdomain within the account individually, so you can get logs only for the websites that you need. As soon as you sign in, you can navigate to the Access/Error Logs section in which you will find a list of all the domain addresses and subdomains that you've added or created and an On/Off button on the right side of every one of them. Triggering or deactivating the generation of access logs is as basic as pressing that button and the change shall take effect immediately. You will be able to save the logs in .txt format by clicking on the Download link situated in the very same section. The latter will be available always, even if you disable the feature for a specific domain name or subdomain.