web log analyzer program, since I have yet to actually install
on the server (the people who have sites here either don't care for their
stats, or have enough technical savvy to scan the log files manually). So
she downloaded one, and it asked for the location of the log file.
“Oh,” I said, “you can FTP it down.”
“Then why all the fuss with F-Secure?” she asked. “I could have used NoteTab.”
A blank look crossed my face. “Um … ”
“Because … that's how I check my log files?” Grovelling I think saved
me from being thwacked up-side the head.
We downloaded the log file, then played around for about twenty minutes
configuring the program to process the log file. It wasn't clear what
needed to be set up, nor did the program really give any errors or
indications of what it might need. But eventually we got it going.
Impressive output; pie charts and all.
Not sure what it's called though.
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