Softpanorama

May the source be with you, but remember the KISS principle ;-)
Contents Bulletin Scripting in shell and Perl Network troubleshooting History Humor

Squid Log Analysers

News Squid Recommended Links Articles Perl web log analysers Syslog tools W3Perl 
Calamaris Squij Squid2MySQL Pwebstats  Sysadmin Horror Stories Humor Etc

W3Perl  is a Web log analyzer that can also read  Squid   log files. It allows to output a lot of statistical data in graphical or text format. An administration interface is available to manage the package.

SQUID Frequently Asked Questions Squid Log Files

access.log

Most log file analysis program are based on the entries in access.log. Currently, there are two file formats possible for the log file, depending on your configuration for the emulate_httpd_log option. By default, Squid will log in its native log file format. If the above option is enabled, Squid will log in the common log file format as defined by the CERN web daemon.

The common log file format contains other information than the native log file, and less. The native format contains more information for the admin interested in cache evaluation.

AWStats Documentation - FAQs

FAQ-ABO100 : WHICH SERVER LOG FILES OR OS ARE SUPPORTED ?
AWStats can works with :
 
  • All web server able to write log file with a combined log format (XLF/ELF) like Apache, a common log format (CLF) like Apache or Squid, a W3C log format like IIS 5.0 or higher, or any other log format that contains all information AWStats expect to find.
     

  • Top Visited
    Switchboard
    Latest
    Past week
    Past month

    NEWS CONTENTS

    Old News ;-)

    [Apr 13, 2012] Squidalyser – Freecode

    Written in Perl

    Squidalyser is a Squid log file analyzer that is designed to allow per-user scrutiny. It allows a non-technical user to extract information about Web usage patterns including the type of information downloaded, the sites visited, the graphics downloaded, and the amount of information (per-byte or per-file) accessed. All functions are accessed through a Web interface.

    [Apr 13, 2012] proxy-report.pl – Freecode

    Written in Perl

    proxy-report.pl generates a list of requested server addresses (simplified URLs) from your Squid proxy server log files. Requests for each URL are summarized on a per day basis. This script can generate reports based on the IP of the user. It also automatically handles gzipped files. URL exclusion patterns are supported. A sample report is available on the home page.

    [Jan 05, 2012] W3Perl 3.135

    W3Perl is a Web logfile analyzer. But it can also read FTP/Squid or mail logfiles. It allows most statistical data to be ouput with graphical and textual information. An administration interface is available ... to manage the package.

    [Jul 27, 2011] SAWstats vitki.net

    SAWstats is an improved version of AWstats with the following additional features:

    AWstats is a great tool for parsing and analysis of web logs with nice web interface, but after years it still lacks Squid support, so I decided to fork. The name "SAWstats" stands for "Severely Advanced Web Statistics".

    Planned features:

    Similar projects:

    CNstats is a flexible and versatile system for accumulation and analysis of the site attendance statistics. See demo site and nulled version.

    Recommended Links

    Squid Logfile Analysis

    Calamaris

    Calamaris Calamaris is a Perl script that parses the logfiles of a wide variety of Web proxy servers and generates reports about peak-usage, request-methods, status-report of incoming and outgoing requests, second and top-level destinations, content-types, and performance.

    parses logfiles from Squid, NetCache, Inktomi Traffic Server, Oops! proxy server, Novell Internet Caching System, Compaq Tasksmart or Netscape/iplanet Web Proxy Server and generates a report. Written in perl5.

    About: Calamaris parses the logfiles of a wide variety of Web proxy servers and generates reports about peak-usage, request-methods, status-report of incoming and outgoing requests, second and top-level destinations, content-types, and performance.

    Changes: There are bugfixes regarding %-URLs and syntactically wrong HTML output. A function to use Calamaris' output in server side includes has been added.

    Calamaris parses the Squid Native Log and generates reports about Peak-usage, Request-Methods, Status-report of incoming and outgoing requests, second and Top-level destinations, content-types and performance.

    Squij Squij analyses Squid 1.x and 2.x logfiles to provide information about how your refresh_patterns are performing, enabling you to tune them for better efficiency (both in traffic and freshness).

    Squid2MySQL

    Squid2MySQL

    Squid2MySQL is an accounting system for squid. It includes monthly, daily, and timed detail levels, and uses MySQL for log storage.

    Eugene V. Chernyshev <evc (at) chat (dot) ru> [contact developer]

    Squid-Log-Analyzer


    [What's the Squid-Log-Analyzer?] [How to install/Download] [Help/FAQ] [Info] Squid-Log-Analyzer is a smal perl-script, which analyses the file access.log generated by the Squid-Proxy-Server. I hope this tool will be useful. You may use and distribute it for free under the terms of the GNU general public license. See the README file and the head of the script for more information about the license.
    At first, you have to download the package. (6 KB) After downloading the package place it in a warm dry place in your PC, unzip and untar it (e.g. with: tar -xzf squid-log-analyzer-0.6.tar.gz) cd into the directory (cd squid-log-analyzer-0.6) and execute the program with ./run
    A file called squidlog.htm is generated, you may open it with your favourite web-browser.
    Propably you like to change some options: just edit the squid-log-analyzer.conf file. It is well commented. You should be able to edit it with any texteditor. If there are any problems with the problem look at the Help-section.

    Help

    Q: There is no file called squidlog.htm generated./The program says: "./run: ./squid-log-analyzer.pl: File or directory not found".
    A: You have to set the location of the perl interpreter. Open the file squid-log-analyzer.pl and edit the first line. (#!/usr/local/bin/perl should work) If you don't know where your perl editor is type: "whereis perl". If you don't have perl installed, get it from
    Perl.com

    Q: Q: There is no file called squidlog.htm generated./ The program says: "tail: /var/log/squid/access.log: File or directory not found".
    A: You have to set the location of your access.log file. Edit squid-log-analyzer.conf. If you don't know where you're access.log file is:
    try: locate access.log
    or: find / -name access.log
    on rpm-based systems (RedHat, SuSE,...) you could also use: rpm -ql squid | grep access.log

    If you have any other problem, please contact me. (see Info

    This program is developed by Olaf Schubert.
    If you've got any comments, suggestions, or you would like to help me please mail me.

    Pwebstats

    pwebstats Documentation Installation. By Martin Gleeson includes support for Squid's native log format. In particular squid2common.pl will convert it to the common httpd log format. Requires fly, to create the graphs. You can use one of the precompiled binaries by downloading one from the fly web page or compile it from the source code.

    1. Requirements.
    2. Obtaining the source.
    3. Installing pwebstats.

    pwebstats is available via anonymous ftp.\

    Please choose the site closest to you.

    in Unix compress format:
    pwebstats-1.3.8.tar.Z (138k) [FTP/Australia] [FTP/USA] [HTTP/USA]
    or in GNU zip format:
    pwebstats-1.3.8.tar.gz (69k) [FTP/Australia] [FTP/USA] [HTTP/USA]
    or in PK zip format:
    pwebstats-1.3.8.zip (131k) [FTP/Australia] [FTP/USA] [HTTP/USA]



    Etc

    FAIR USE NOTICE This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit exclusivly for research and educational purposes.   If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. 

    ABUSE: IPs or network segments from which we detect a stream of probes might be blocked for no less then 90 days. Multiple types of probes increase this period.  

    Society

    Groupthink : Two Party System as Polyarchy : Corruption of Regulators : Bureaucracies : Understanding Micromanagers and Control Freaks : Toxic Managers :   Harvard Mafia : Diplomatic Communication : Surviving a Bad Performance Review : Insufficient Retirement Funds as Immanent Problem of Neoliberal Regime : PseudoScience : Who Rules America : Neoliberalism  : The Iron Law of Oligarchy : Libertarian Philosophy

    Quotes

    War and Peace : Skeptical Finance : John Kenneth Galbraith :Talleyrand : Oscar Wilde : Otto Von Bismarck : Keynes : George Carlin : Skeptics : Propaganda  : SE quotes : Language Design and Programming Quotes : Random IT-related quotesSomerset Maugham : Marcus Aurelius : Kurt Vonnegut : Eric Hoffer : Winston Churchill : Napoleon Bonaparte : Ambrose BierceBernard Shaw : Mark Twain Quotes

    Bulletin:

    Vol 25, No.12 (December, 2013) Rational Fools vs. Efficient Crooks The efficient markets hypothesis : Political Skeptic Bulletin, 2013 : Unemployment Bulletin, 2010 :  Vol 23, No.10 (October, 2011) An observation about corporate security departments : Slightly Skeptical Euromaydan Chronicles, June 2014 : Greenspan legacy bulletin, 2008 : Vol 25, No.10 (October, 2013) Cryptolocker Trojan (Win32/Crilock.A) : Vol 25, No.08 (August, 2013) Cloud providers as intelligence collection hubs : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2010 : Inequality Bulletin, 2009 : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2008 : Copyleft Problems Bulletin, 2004 : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2011 : Energy Bulletin, 2010 : Malware Protection Bulletin, 2010 : Vol 26, No.1 (January, 2013) Object-Oriented Cult : Political Skeptic Bulletin, 2011 : Vol 23, No.11 (November, 2011) Softpanorama classification of sysadmin horror stories : Vol 25, No.05 (May, 2013) Corporate bullshit as a communication method  : Vol 25, No.06 (June, 2013) A Note on the Relationship of Brooks Law and Conway Law

    History:

    Fifty glorious years (1950-2000): the triumph of the US computer engineering : Donald Knuth : TAoCP and its Influence of Computer Science : Richard Stallman : Linus Torvalds  : Larry Wall  : John K. Ousterhout : CTSS : Multix OS Unix History : Unix shell history : VI editor : History of pipes concept : Solaris : MS DOSProgramming Languages History : PL/1 : Simula 67 : C : History of GCC developmentScripting Languages : Perl history   : OS History : Mail : DNS : SSH : CPU Instruction Sets : SPARC systems 1987-2006 : Norton Commander : Norton Utilities : Norton Ghost : Frontpage history : Malware Defense History : GNU Screen : OSS early history

    Classic books:

    The Peter Principle : Parkinson Law : 1984 : The Mythical Man-MonthHow to Solve It by George Polya : The Art of Computer Programming : The Elements of Programming Style : The Unix Hater’s Handbook : The Jargon file : The True Believer : Programming Pearls : The Good Soldier Svejk : The Power Elite

    Most popular humor pages:

    Manifest of the Softpanorama IT Slacker Society : Ten Commandments of the IT Slackers Society : Computer Humor Collection : BSD Logo Story : The Cuckoo's Egg : IT Slang : C++ Humor : ARE YOU A BBS ADDICT? : The Perl Purity Test : Object oriented programmers of all nations : Financial Humor : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2008 : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2010 : The Most Comprehensive Collection of Editor-related Humor : Programming Language Humor : Goldman Sachs related humor : Greenspan humor : C Humor : Scripting Humor : Real Programmers Humor : Web Humor : GPL-related Humor : OFM Humor : Politically Incorrect Humor : IDS Humor : "Linux Sucks" Humor : Russian Musical Humor : Best Russian Programmer Humor : Microsoft plans to buy Catholic Church : Richard Stallman Related Humor : Admin Humor : Perl-related Humor : Linus Torvalds Related humor : PseudoScience Related Humor : Networking Humor : Shell Humor : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2011 : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2012 : Financial Humor Bulletin, 2013 : Java Humor : Software Engineering Humor : Sun Solaris Related Humor : Education Humor : IBM Humor : Assembler-related Humor : VIM Humor : Computer Viruses Humor : Bright tomorrow is rescheduled to a day after tomorrow : Classic Computer Humor

    The Last but not Least


    Copyright © 1996-2016 by Dr. Nikolai Bezroukov. www.softpanorama.org was created as a service to the UN Sustainable Development Networking Programme (SDNP) in the author free time. This document is an industrial compilation designed and created exclusively for educational use and is distributed under the Softpanorama Content License.

    The site uses AdSense so you need to be aware of Google privacy policy. You you do not want to be tracked by Google please disable Javascript for this site. This site is perfectly usable without Javascript.

    Original materials copyright belong to respective owners. Quotes are made for educational purposes only in compliance with the fair use doctrine.

    FAIR USE NOTICE This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available to advance understanding of computer science, IT technology, economic, scientific, and social issues. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided by section 107 of the US Copyright Law according to which such material can be distributed without profit exclusively for research and educational purposes.

    This is a Spartan WHYFF (We Help You For Free) site written by people for whom English is not a native language. Grammar and spelling errors should be expected. The site contain some broken links as it develops like a living tree...

    You can use PayPal to make a contribution, supporting development of this site and speed up access. In case softpanorama.org is down you can use the at softpanorama.info

    Disclaimer:

    The statements, views and opinions presented on this web page are those of the author (or referenced source) and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of the author present and former employers, SDNP or any other organization the author may be associated with. We do not warrant the correctness of the information provided or its fitness for any purpose.

    Last modified: September 12, 2017