An access log is a detailed list of all the files which were accessed by the guests of a given website. Every single file that was requested in some way will be listed, so if you have only one webpage with three embedded graphics, one video and one embedded text file, for example, the access log shall contain a total of 6 entries - one for any of the 6 files that were accessed when the website visitor opened the webpage. A log typically contains the file name and path, the date, in addition to the visitor’s Operating System, worldwide web browser and IP address. Occasionally you can also find the referrer Internet sites that sent the visitors to your site. The info that an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It could be processed by special software on a laptop or computer and used to write reports on the functionality of an Internet site, in addition to the web statistics your web hosting server may have created.

Access Log Manager in Shared Website Hosting

Enabling the generation of access logs shall be extremely simple when you acquire a shared website hosting from us. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, included with all of the accounts, features a section on different logs and that is where you will find the access logs too. As soon as you navigate there, you shall see a list of all the domain names hosted within the account and the subdomains created for them. Our customized cloud hosting platform shall start producing an access log for each of them the instant you click on the On button, that you will see on the right. If you no longer need logs, disabling the option is just as simple and can be done by clicking on the Off button inside the same section. All the logs are downloadable, which means that you can effortlessly save and manage them on your PC or laptop.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you shall have the option to trigger or deactivate the generation of access logs with just a couple of mouse clicks inside your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You shall find this feature in the Access/Error Logs section, which you can access after you sign in. All it takes for our system to start producing logs is one click on the On button that you'll see there. The function can be activated separately for any website regardless if it uses a domain name or a subdomain and you shall find a full list of all the hosts within that section. Any access log can be downloaded as a text file with only a click and you can then see it manually or use some software on your personal computer. The log generation can be disabled by simply switching the On option to Off inside the Logs section of your Control Panel.