About log analysis

Every server comprises a repository of actions and events that occur on the server. This repository is called the “Logs” directory and contains a raw log file called “Log”. This file contains raw information (information that is not formatted or analyzed; simply plain statistical data) that quantifies user traffic on your Web and FTP servers, and is updated on a nightly basis.

Intelligent analysis of this data provides a statistical baseline that can be used to determine server load, failed requests and other events that illustrate site usage patterns. This information can be distilled to provide valuable leads on marketing and site management.

A typical log report conveys the following:

You can use any of the following log analysis tools to analyze your Web and FTP server logs.