An access log is a comprehensive list of all the files which were accessed by the visitors of a certain site. Every file which was requested for whatever reason will be listed, so if you have one webpage with 3 embedded images, one video and one embedded text file, as an 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 OS, browser and IP address. Sometimes you can also find the referrer Internet sites that sent the visitors to your website. The information which 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 write reports on the functionality of a site, aside from the web stats your hosting server may have created.

Access Log Manager in Shared Hosting

Enabling the generation of access logs will be really easy when you purchase a shared hosting from our company. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, which comes with all of the accounts, features a section dedicated to different logs and this is where you'll find the access logs too. As soon as you go there, you shall see a list of all the domain names hosted inside the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom made cloud hosting platform shall start generating an access log for any of them as soon as you click on the On button, which you'll see on the right. If you no longer need logs, disabling the option is just as quick and can be carried out by clicking on the Off button within the same exact section. All the logs are downloadable, which means that you can conveniently save and manage them on your desktop computer or laptop.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, it shall not take more than several mouse clicks to trigger the generation of access logs by our system if you require them. The function may be enabled via the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel and this may be done independently for each and every domain name or subdomain you have within your account. When you log in and look at the Access/Error Logs section of the CP, you'll find a list of all the hostnames with an On/Off button next to all of them. One click shall trigger the log generation and another one will disable it, so you can control this feature with great ease. A Download link in the same section will permit you to save the gathered content as a text file, which you can then use on your personal computer. Even if the logs are disabled, you shall still be able to download the data which has been previously generated.