[NBLUG/talk] Monitoring my webpage
jack.delbert at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 16:56:11 PST 2007
On Dec 27, 2007 7:27 PM, E Frank Ball III <frankb at frankb.us> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 07:08:51PM -0500, Jack Smith wrote:
> > I have my own webpage in html on my server at home and would like to
> > its use (if any). Something in the system log would be fine, so would
> > anything else. "You are the nth user" is dorky but I suppose I would
> > that if there's nothing better. :-) Any idea where I should start
> > --
> > Jack Smith
> Many possibilities:
> Your server probably has a log file in /var/log/? that you can read.
> What webserver are you running?
> You can run the "logcheck" program. It greps your log files once an
> hour and sends you an email with anything interesting. You define
> what's interesting with regular expressions in the config files.
> For a very low volume site you could just have it send you any log
> activity for the website.
> into their site to see the stats. Free for the last 100 hits to your
> site. Pay money for longer history.
> into their site to see the stats. Free.
> A web counter that shows on your webpage. Free if you include a small
> icon/link to their page. There are a number of services like this.
> Some come and go, this one has been around a while. You could also
> write your own cgi script in perl or bash or whatever to do this pretty
> Frank Ball frankb at frankb.us
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OK everybody, thanks, I just tripped over the logs by myself. My server is
keeping usage in /var/www/usage/ by month, day, and hour with all sorts of
beautiful graphs. All in HTML so I can look at it in my browser.
English doesn't borrow from other languages -- English follows other
languages down dark alleys and takes what it wants.
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