For cPanel & WHM version 11.52
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Raw access logs are text files that contain information about your website's visitors and the content on your website that they have accessed. This feature allows you to download a zipped version of your access log.
To access your FTP account's web logs, log in to your FTP server with the
user_logs username, where
user represents your FTP account's username. The
chroot command prevents access to your web logs via normal FTP login credentials.
This section allows you to configure cPanel to automatically archive logs and when to automatically delete them.
Select the Archive logs in your home directory at the end of each stats run box to save archived logs into the
/homedirectory each time the system processes your website's statistics.
The system processes website statistics approximately every 24 hours.
- Select the Remove the previous month's archived logs from your home directory at the end of each month box to remove the previous month's logs at the end of each month.
- Click Save to store your changes.
Download and View Your Raw Access Logs
This section lists the domains on your account, as well as the log information.
- Domain — A list of the domains on your account. To access a domain's raw access log, perform the following steps:
1. Click the desired link to download that domain's raw access log.
2. The log file will automatically download to your computer.
3. Unzip the file to view it.
- Last Update — The date of the most recent update to the log file.
- Disk Usage — The amount of disk space that the log files uses.
- Linked Domains — A list of the domains that are parked on top of the domain.
Archived Raw Logs
This section lists the archived logs that are contained in your
- Click the filename to download an archived log.
You can also view the log file through the command line in your
/home/usernamedirectory. Use your preferred text editor to open the
If you do not have any archived log files, the directory will be empty.