An access log is a detailed list of all the files which were accessed by the visitors of a given site. Every single file that was requested for whatever reason shall be listed, so if you have just one 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 that were accessed when the site visitor opened the webpage. A log usually shows the file name and path, the date, along with the visitor’s OS, web browser and IP address. Sometimes you can also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your website. The info 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 efficiency of a site, besides the web statistics your hosting server may have generated.

Access Log Manager in Cloud Website Hosting

Our in-house built Hepsia CP includes a section dedicated to various logs and the access logs are one of them. As you sign in to your cloud website hosting account and go to this section, you will find a list of all the domain names and subdomains which you have. All it takes to allow the generation of access logs is to click on a button that will be available next to each and every domain/subdomain. When the option is enabled, you shall see a download link along with the file size so far, so you'll be able to save the file to your computer and examine it or process it with some app. Enabling or disabling the logs becomes effective right away, so if you don't require one, you may stop it with only a click from the exact same section of the Control Panel. You shall still have the ability to access the already created content by clicking on the Download link.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to view comprehensive access logs for any website that you host inside a semi-dedicated server account created on our innovative web hosting platform. Our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting Control Panel will allow you to activate the feature for every single domain name or subdomain within the account independently, so you can get logs exclusively for the websites which you want. When you sign in, you can go to the Access/Error Logs section in which you will discover a list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added or created and an On/Off button on the right side of every one of them. Triggering or disabling the generation of access logs is as simple as pressing that button and the change will take effect immediately. You will be able to save the logs in .txt format by clicking on the Download link located in the same exact section. The latter shall be available all of the time, even after you disable the function for a specific domain or subdomain.