http-analyze http-analyze is a Web Log Analyzer that analyzes the transfer log file of your Virtual Private Server web server and creates a comprehensive summary report from the information found there. http-analyze has been optimized to process large log files as fast as possible.


HTTP-Analyze is available as part of the FreeBSD Ports Collection in the /ports/www/http-analyze/ directory. HTTP-Analyze will be installed into the /usr/local/bin directory of your VPS v2.


HTTP-Analyze can have a configuration file or take options from the command line. The following is an example of how you could run HTTP-Analyze on your VPS v2.

# http-analyze -vm -S YOUR-DOMAIN.NAME -o /www/htdocs/http-analyze /www/logs/access_log

After running the command above you will find several pages with your Virtual Private Server's web statistics at the URL:


Here is an explanation of the command line arguments used above and several others you may find useful. Check the man page for http-analyze for full usage information. :

-h              print the help list
-d              generate short statistics (default)
-m              generate full statistics (includes -d)
-v              verbose mode: comment ongoing processing
-o outdir       name of the directory for HTML output files
-S srvname      set server name (default: system name)

The final command line argument used in the example above is the path and filename of the Virtual Private Server's web server access log file.


Documentation can also be found at the http-analyze web site.

Please note: the information on this page applies to ITS web hosting plans. It may or may not apply to other environments. If you are looking for a feature described here, or better support from your hosting provider, please consider hosting your site with ITS!

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