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 - 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/ ...
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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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awstats not working on CentOS 6 and IPSConfig 3

I setup my server by following this guide http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-centos-6.4-x86_64-apache2-dovecot-ispconfig-3 All works fine but default statistics is set to Webalizer which I ...
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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?

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 ...
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Awstats not getting updated

I have configured awstats for my ftp server and I am facing an issue. Command line updates does not work. Only from url if I run update now it works and I am able to see the result on the webpage. ...
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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: ...
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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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AWStats consumes too much resource, how to disable temporarily

For some days AWStats takes %10-%20 of my CPU, takes 400-550 MB RAM and works for hours. Maybe my site's traffic became larger so process time takes more time than before or some bugs in program makes ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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Turn off all AWStats for Plesk 11+ domains

If you are running Plesk 11 and you have root access to the box, what are the ways I can use to turn off AW Stats on all accounts and delete the web statistics data? My plesk box crashes every day ...
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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 ...
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nginx LogFormat for AWstats

I am trying to configure AWSTATS to analyze nginx access logs. My current nginx logformat looks like From /etc/nginx/nginx.conf log_format timed_combined '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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JAWStats could not open an AWStats log file

Since upgrading my PHP installation to 5.3, I have not been able to access jawstats with error: JAWStats could not open an AWStats log file Is the specified AWStats log file directory ...
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awstats mail log analyser

i have configured mail log analyser(awstats) on my mail server,but i am not getting reports of users who send or receive mail from my mail server,i want a cron job to automaticaly update the mail logs ...
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AWStats not ignoring configured user agent blacklist

I'm trying to configure AWStats so that it ignores my benchmarks, which I usually run with ab (Apache Benchmark). The following entry did not change anything, the entries are still considered: ...
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Does anyone have a config to process AWS CloudFront/S3 logs with AWStats (or similar sw)?

I don't want to give an external company like s3stat access to my logs. I know that AWS logs S3 and Cloud Front in a format readable by AWStats. Has anyone used AWSats to analyze them? S3stat used ...
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Reading ISA logs files with awstats

I keep getting dropped or currupt records but no new ones. Phase 1 : First bypass old records, searching new record... Searching new records from beginning of log file... Jumped lines in file: 0 ...
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Unable to open AWStats report page in IIS

I have set this up before in linux and its a little different in IIS but I have a conf file that I've modified correctly and when I try to access the report page awstast.pl?config=myconfig its not ...
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nginx: rewrite URL but have original URL stored in access.log as 200

I'm setting up a link tracking system, which (temporarily) involves adding /link/id/ in front of URL (like http://server/data/id/publication/id/). rewrite data/id/(.*) http://server/$1; The request ...
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Missing icons after migration of awstats

I migrated awstats from one server to another, and I copied the old stats and configuration. I had to change apache log directory but it seems it is working: ...
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Scheduling Perl Script in Cron.d

I am trying to schedule a perl script to run daily, but I am not sure if I am doing everything right. The script I want to run is to update AWStats each day, without manually having to press update. ...
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AWStats out result in a single html file?

AWStats (awstats_buildstaticpages.pl) generates many htmls, e.g. awstats.mysite.alldomains.html awstats.mysite.allhosts.html awstats.mysite.allrobots.html awstats.mysite.browserdetail.html ...
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Nginx, awstats and request time

How can I tune nginx to write request time to logs such that awstats can show time taken for each request? Also, how can I see requests by time taken in awstats? This is the current format ...
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Manually create dnscache.txt for AWStats

According to the docs for AWStats: AWStats can do reverse DNS lookups through a static DNS cache file that was previously created manually. Searching through the docs, as well as a fair bit of ...
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Webstats for large Amazon S3/Cloudfront logs?

I'm trying to find a way to parse our Amazon S3 access logs to get some webstats. I've been trying to use AWStats 7, but I got to the point of where after day 9 of a given month it can't process any ...
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What process creates the access_log.processed file

We are having some problems with log rotation on our Centos box. We've configured the server to perform a logrotation every day and keep the logs for 30 days. In our log folder, every day a file ...