AWStats is an open source Web analytics reporting tool, suitable for analyzing data from Internet services such as web, streaming media, mail and FTP servers.

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Awstats shows no operating system

I have AWStats running for two applications and for both no operating system is displayed. Instead only "unknown" is shown (100%). All the other stats are interpreted correctly, only the operating ...
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AWStats and proftpd | AWStats never updates

AWStats never updates when parsing my proftpd log file. Here's what I get : [root@localhost ~]# /usr/share/awstats/www/awstats.pl -config=ftpcnam:2121 -update Searching new records from ...
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Using awstats to monitor/graph visitors on a server that only serves images?

I have an apache webserver that serves up images. Lots of machine generated images (i.e. not static files). It doesn't serve any serious amount of html etc. files. A user might request many images one ...
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How to use AWSTATS LogFile tags when the date is in the middle of the file?

AWSTATS provides tags for use in the LogFile setting which allows you to dynamically represent the date. But the date in my log files is used as an extension and contains 00 at the end. ...
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How to change AWSTATS configuration via cli

My Apache log files have the date included in the name and I can't change this. Is there a way to change the LogFile config parameter for AWSTATS using Windows CMD prompt? Better yet a batch script? ...
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FreeBSD's built-in ftpd and awstats

How can I use awstats with the FreeBSD's built-in ftpd's xferlog? Sample lines from /var/log/xferlog (simple syslog): Sep 12 19:05:51 bsd-vps ftpd[35082]: connection from ###.###.###.### Sep 12 19:05:...
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awstats can't parse my log

I want to use AwStats to parse nginx access logs. The specified nginx log format is '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] $status ' '"$request" $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" ' '"$...
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When are AWS VPC logs restarted?

If I have AWS VPC Flow logs enabled. I can execute the command aws logs get-log-events --log-group-name <log-group> --log-stream-name <stream> --region us-west-2 And it spits out the ...
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AWStats error: command for pipe failed

I'm getting this error from AWStats 7.2 cron job (on Ubuntu 14.04, using stock awstats package) when reading an icecast log via a pipe to filter out one vhost: Error while processing /etc/awstats/...
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awstats server in dynamic infrastructure

I have a linux server dedicated to awstats. This server hosts awstats application and generate/publish statistics for several websites hosted by several webservers deployed in my infrastructure. In ...
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Awstats: Combine HTTP and HTTPS logs

Plesk keeps the configuration files for AWStats in the following folder: /usr/local/psa/etc/awstats At the end of the configuration files for the domain for HTTP+S is the following line for custom ...
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Awstats web interface shows 'Never Updated', but will generate static reports

I recently installed awstats 7.3, but I'm having trouble viewing reports through its web interface. The web interface shows "Never updated" and all the data is empty and/or zeros. However, I am able ...
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Awstats - Update the log path for multiple configs at once

I'm running a FAMP (FreeBSD, Apache...) box and just updated Apache to 2.4. We have somewhere around 100 sites running on this box as vhosts, and they all have their own separate config file for ...
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How to config awstats to analyse .php traffics?

By default, awstats group .php traffics into a single Dynamic PHP Script file number. However, the site's pattern lies in route=??? after an index.php?, e.g.: GET /index.php?route=account/login/...
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Should I use cron.hourly or crontab?

It seems that all the suggestions for using/scheduling awstats is via crontab, as such: 0 * * * * /usr/local/awstats/wwwroot/cgi-bin/awstats.pl -config=mysite -update >/dev/null (running awstats ...
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Delete Apache log files once Awstats is updated

in my /var/lib/awstats, awstats creates monthly .txt files (its database). Once these files are created and I have my graphics created in Awstats, can I delete the old log files created by Apache? ...
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Unable to install awstats on redhat 7 due to missing perl(LWP::UserAgent)

I'm unable to install awstats on my rhel7 aws ec2 instance: [root@ip-10-146-180-60 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) [root@ip-10-146-180-60 ~]# rpm -ivh ...
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AWStats LogFormat for AWS Elastic Load Balancer

Hoping someone can point out what is wrong with the LogFormat I'm attempting to use with the access logs generated by Amazon ELB. Multi-line for ServerFault readability: %time5 %elb %host %host_port ...
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awstats indicates drop in pages after move to a new server

I moved a web service to a new server. I figured out that, in the old server, the following gives approximately the same number of hits as awstats (e.g., for a given day the following gives 5537, ...
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Awstats - how to disable the robots detection?

I can read here that Awstats detects robots/spiders "Report/Filter robots (nb detected)". Here is a quote from that page: AWStats can detect robots visits: All robots among the most common are ...
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What are the practices for load balancing web stats?

I'm admnistrating two servers with LAMPs which I need to set up as load balancing. I was wondering what are the best practices to deal with statistics? my two apaches will generate each their own log ...
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How can I get AWstats to segregate data for two different VirtualHosts/domains?

I want stats for two sites to be displayed separately in their AWstats page on a Debian squeeze VPS. Right now the two sites have their own *.conf files with separate VirtualHosts, and their ...
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awstats(awstats_buildstaticpages.pl) asks for /awstats./etc/awstats/ directory. how to get rid of it?

I'm trying to run awstats static pages building: awstats_buildstaticpages.pl -config=/etc/awstats/awstats.example.com -dir=/var/www/share-new/sites-prod/example.com/generated/statistics/ -awstatsprog=...
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Awstats - outputting stats for merged Access_logs only producing stats for one server's log

I've been attempting this for two weeks and I've accessed countless number of sites on this issue and it seems there is something I'm not getting here and I'm at a lost. I manged to figure out how to ...
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AWSTATS - manual update error (permissions)

Error: Couldn't open file "/var/www/awstats/awstats032014.site.net.tmp.9198" for write: Permission denied Setup ('/etc/awstats/awstats.site.net.conf' file, web server or permissions) may be wrong. ...
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Changes to AWSTATS config file

I've made a few changes to my site-specific config for Awstats, namely SkipHosts and SkipFiles. I've had a dig around the manual, but it's unclear: what do I actually need to do for the updates to ...
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Misuse of the statistics script of Plesk? [closed]

I downloaded the log file from the web server, and found many strange entries. Why is a statistics script called so terribly often? What do all the junk referrers do there? Looks like some mis-...
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AWStats process dies while processing large logs

I have really large nginx log files - as much as 250MB. When I have ran like 10 days of the month of log files - then the next daily logs would cause my awstats to die. Like so: /usr/lib/cgi-bin/...
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Getting AWStats to work in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to apache and i'm trying to set up AWStats on my ubuntu 12.04 server. I've followed the guide at Ubuntu docs https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AWStats I set it up according to the ...
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AWStats log format for tomcat access logs which has X-Forwarded-For

What should be the AWStats log format for below tomcat access logs ? I tried these formats but the external IP addresses are not coming into AWStats reports. LogFormat="%host %other %logname %time1 ...
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How can I get ONLY the IP adresses from my Apache AWStats server logs?

I am having trouble getting my IP addresses from my site's server log out from amidst the mess of other data in a server log. Before I crack open Excel I know there's a way to do it because I found ...
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configuring awstats with suexec

I have a web server with more than 100 websites running apache and php as fcgid and suexec. I have configured awstats on my server(FreeBSD) following awstats installation on FreeBSD but when I try ...
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Awstats: Why 'permission denied' reading logfile even with permissions 4777?

When I run Awstats via a web browser and click "Update now" it reports: Error: Couldn't open server log file "/var/log/httpd/domains/domain.net.log" : Permission denied Setup ('/etc/awstats/awstats....
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Yesterday-access.log is pointing to a different directory

Under /var/log/ispconfig/httpd/quotednews.com/ folder, the yesterday-access.log is pointing to a wrong directory. yesterday-access.log is just a symlink to: /var/www/clients/client1/web2/log/20130626-...
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Do I need to restart my server after editing fstab and mtab?

I'm just wondering if I need to restart my server after editing fstab and mtab. I changed something in this file manually due to problem with awstats report. I am using ISPConfig 3 with the help of ...
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Apache log general analyzer with vhosts

I'm using Apache in Ubuntu with several vhosts created, all pointing to the same access log. I'm already login the virtual host domain. I'm looking for a way to have statistics reports that shows ...
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Awstats over cgi does not show historical data

I have awstats for several virtualhosts, runned via cgi. One of them does not show historical data. It shows just data for this month. But runned on command line generates html with correct data. /...
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AMS Linux Instance showing wrong output for `fdisk -l` command

Recently I made an AWS AMI from scratch. Now when I log into my instance it shows below output for fdisk -l command: % sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/xvde1: 10.7 GB, 10737418240 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/...
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awstats configuration for custom IIS 6 log

I have a stack of IIS logs with the extended logging options: date time client ip address user name server ip address server port method uri stem uri query protocol status protocol substatus Win32 ...
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See requests to real server with mod_proxy

My setup involves using apache with mod_cache and mod_proxy to proxy and cache xml data between my iOS app and a web service. Right now I'm using awstats to see how many requests my iOS app is making ...
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awstats does not detect iphone or ipad from the HTTPD logs

I'm trying to use awstats to identify number of requests that originated from ipad and iphone. I tried the following URL but none of the steps to recognize ipad/iphone or even iOS work for me: ...
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AWStats combine page URLs

I'm running AWStats on a Rails site with nginx and I have pages that are accessed like this http://mysite.com/order/receipt/[receipt_tag] I'd like for AWStats to show those as x hits for page /...
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awstats configuration with logresolvemerge and dates

I'm trying to setup awstats with our current log naming schema. Our logs are named like /var/log/webservers/web07/2012-10/site.com/29-www and all of the numbers are changed via cronolog. The problem ...
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AWSTATS 7.0 not detecting OS & Robots

It would be great if anyone could help resolve the issue I'm facing. I've recently installed awstats7.0, but somehow the Operating Systems, Robots/Spiders are not detected. Following is the config ...
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awstats doesn't create data files with site domain name in them

I'm trying to get awstats installed on a new server and I can get it to generate the data files, but they're all labels as awstatsMMYYYY.txt instead of awstats.example.com.MMMMYY.txt. If I rename them ...
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Why doesn't Firefox render this AWstats generated html?

XML Parsing Error: not well-formed Location: https://awstats.example.org/reports/www.example.org/2011/06/awstats.www.example.org.xml Line Number 603, Column 34: <tr><td class="aws">-...
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securing awstats with htaccess

I'm trying to configure awstats in a way that I have a site that is not authenticated, and another site that is authenticated. More specifically domain/awstats/awstats.pl?config=X shouldn't be ...
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Awstats: awstats_buildstaticpages.pl only builds 1 report, not full reports

I remember running this command before and it used to build all the pages, but now that I use it again it only builds the main page. (new lines for readability) /usr/share/awstats/tools/...
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Is blocking unresolved IP addresses a good idea?

I have a Website where : We currently have a lot of bots trying to grab our content (it's a business directory) from China, Ukraine, etc... 5% of IP addresses are "unresolved", according to ...
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Migrate awstats : configuration and data, unable to access stats

I'm migrating a webapp to a fresh server. We use awstats to process log analysis. I've installed awstats and I have migrated the config files in /etc/awstats, I've also migrated the associated Apache ...