[sclug] Web log analysis tool?

ed ed at s5h.net
Mon Jan 22 20:11:48 UTC 2007

On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 12:45:38 +0000
David Given <dg at cowlark.com> wrote:

> A few days ago I noted that my 'net connection was running rather
> slowly. A quick look at my lighttpd logfiles revealed that Google +
> world + dog had discovered a hitherto unknown symlink in my
> public_html directory and were downloading my MP3 collection.
> Er, oops.
> Can anyone suggest a logfile analyser that would warn me of such
> things in the future? I'm not looking for something that does
> extensive statistical analysis and draws pretty graphs; I want
> something that will email me periodically with a brief rundown of the
> major bandwidth use on my website, with hopefully a set of trends
> indicating which items are becoming more or less popular. I'd rather
> not be caught out again...

ah, Adam raised a good point. there's something like mod_bandwidth for
apache, you might want to look into an equivalent for lighttpd

Regards, Ed                      :: http://www.usenix.org.uk
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