An access log is a thorough list of all the files that were accessed by the guests of a given website. Each and every file which was requested for some reason shall be listed, so if you have one webpage with 3 embedded graphics, 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 6 files which were accessed when the site visitor opened the webpage. A log normally shows the file name and path, the date, along with the visitor’s Operating System, Internet browser and IP address. Occasionally you could also find the referrer Internet sites that sent the visitors to your site. The info an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It may be processed by special software on a personal computer and used to write reports on the performance of a site, besides the web stats which your web hosting server may have produced.

Access Log Manager in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase a shared website hosting from our company, you will be able to determine if access logs should be generated and for which domains or subdomains inside your account this must be done. You may enable this feature from the Access/Error Logs section of the Hepsia Control Panel, included with all shared accounts. Each domain name you host or subdomain you create shall be listed there and you will see an On/Off option next to each and every one of them, so you can conveniently enable or deactivate the generation of access logs separately for every website that you have. You may save a log to your computer by clicking on the Download link that you shall see within the exact same section of the Control Panel. The link shall be available even after you deactivate the log generation, so you will still have access to the data collected by our system.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us, you shall have the option to activate or disable the generation of access logs with just several mouse clicks in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You will find this feature within the Access/Error Logs section, which you can access after you sign in. All it takes for our system to start generating logs is a click on the On button which you will see there. The function can be enabled independently for any site regardless if it uses a domain name or a subdomain and you will find the complete list of all the hosts within that section. Any access log can be downloaded as a text file with a click and you can then view it manually or use some software on your computer. The log generation may be disabled by simply changing the On option to Off within the Logs section of your Control Panel.