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Hi all. I am looking for a good web tracker / referrer with daily /weekly stats that will work?? with virtual websites on apache. It must be a single script to go in one cgi-bin and work for all virtual webs. Is this possible and if so can anyone recommend a good one.thanks
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It will need to display stats ONLY for the particular virtual web.
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HandyAndy earned 75 total points
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If it isn't already, you first need to seperate log entries for each virtual host site from the default log file. to do this, add a "TransferLog" line in each VirtualHost directive, e.g:

<VirtualHost 123.123.123.123>
 ServerName www.domain.com
 DocumentRoot /home/www/adomain
 TransferLog /home/logs/www.adomain.com-access.log
</VirtualHost>

That will seperate out log entries for the www.adomain.com web site to the www.adomain.com-access.log file in /home/logs. You can also seperate out errors by using "ErrorLog" and calling the file www.adomain.com-error.log. This is handy when trying to debug CGI scripts, etc.

I would recommend using webalizer - http://www.webalizer.org , it is a C binary package that is installed on the server, but is very fast and can be controlled by a Perl or PHP script (I have written a PHP script to do this, but is not ready for release yet).

You could set up a nightly, or weekly cron job to process a log file, then tell webalizer to output the results to a directory in a virtual host's web space for the user to read.
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Thanks. Best answer I've recieved. PErfect. I didn't think to do the logs into the home dir.
Please post a link for the PHP when you have finished!
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