is a very popular web server log file analysis program that can be installed
directly on a Virtual Server. Analog will analyze your web server log files
and then create HTML, text, or even email reports of your web site traffic.
Our Web Development Team has made Analog freely available for easy installation
on all Virtual Servers.
To install Analog,
Telnet or SSH to your Virtual Server and do the following:
- Install analog:
- Now that the Analog software is installed, you will need to configure
it for your Virtual Server:
Edit the following lines in the Analog configuration file so that they
contain the correct information:
parameter designates the path and filename of the TransferLog file
on your Virtual Server. The
parameter designates the file that your Virtual Server's web server
statistics will be written to. The
parameter indicates the domain name of your Virtual Server.
- Analog has already been compiled for your use. All that you need
to do once the configuration file is ready is run the Analog program
to create an HTML page with your Virtual Server's web statistics.
This will create a page with your Virtual Server's web statistics
at the location and filename you specified in the analog.cfg
configuration file. According to the configuration above the page
with your statistics would be located at:
- To have an Analog report regularly emailed to you, add something
like the following to your crontab
(the text below should all be placed on a single line in your
This will cause your Virtual Server to send you an email each Sunday
night at 11:59 pm containing your Analog analysis report in ASCII format.
For more information concerning Analog command line arguments, see the
23 * * 7 /usr/local/bin/virtual /usr/local/analog-4.1/analog +O- +a
| /usr/bin/mail -s "Weekly Stats" user@YOUR-DOMAIN.NAME
Local documentation will be installed on your Virtual Server when you
install Analog. This documentation can be accessed in the following file:
You can also visit the Analog