An access log is a detailed list of all the files which were accessed by the guests of a given site. Every single file that was requested in some way will be listed, so if you have just one webpage with 3 embedded pictures, one video and one embedded text file, as an example, the access log shall contain a total of six entries - one for any of the six files which were accessed when the website visitor opened the page. A log typically offers the file name and path, the date, in addition to the visitor’s OS, browser and IP address. In some cases you can also find the referrer sites that sent the visitors to your Internet site. The data which an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It can be processed by special software on a PC and used to prepare reports on the functionality of an Internet site, besides the web stats your hosting server may have generated.

Access Log Manager in Shared Web Hosting

Our custom Hepsia CP has a section focused on various logs and the access logs are one of them. Once you sign in to your shared web hosting account and visit this section, you will find a list of all the domains and subdomains which you have. All it takes to permit the generation of access logs is to click on a button which will be available next to every domain/subdomain. If the option is enabled, you'll see a download link as well as the file size so far, so you will be able to save the file to your PC and examine it or process it with some program. Enabling or disabling the logs becomes effective right away, so if you no longer require one, you'll be able to stop it with simply a mouse click from the very same section of the Control Panel. You'll still be able to access the already developed 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 Internet site that you host in a semi-dedicated server account set up on our revolutionary website hosting platform. Our cutting-edge Hepsia hosting CP will allow you to enable the feature for every single domain or subdomain inside the account individually, so you can get logs only for the sites which you want. Once you sign in, you can go to the Access/Error Logs section where 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 all of them. Triggering or disabling the generation of access logs is as simple as pressing this button and the change will take effect instantly. You can save the logs in .txt format by clicking on the Download link situated in the same exact section. The latter shall be available at all times, even after you deactivate the feature for a given domain or subdomain.