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Re: [OT] Shared SSL Custom Log Parsing

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  • Issac Goldstand
    Currently, I don t offer them the SSL logs, but I m sure it wouldn t be so hard to roll a quick loghandler to do that... Frankly, it s possible (don t have
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 26, 2004
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      Currently, I don't offer them the SSL logs, but I'm sure it wouldn't be so
      hard to roll a quick loghandler to do that... Frankly, it's possible (don't
      have time to check just now) that mod_ssl allows you to set logs
      per-location, in which case it's even more trivial.

      Issac

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Gary C. New" <garycnew@...>
      Newsgroups: gmane.comp.apache.mod-perl
      To: "Issac Goldstand" <margol@...>
      Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 12:48 PM
      Subject: Re: [OT] Shared SSL Custom Log Parsing


      > So how do you parse and rewrite these logs to appropriate log files? I
      > need to be able to offer these ssl log entries to customers, too. It
      > seems most logical to parse the ssl logs as they come in and then append
      > them to the customers standard log files.
      >
      > Thank you for your input.
      >
      > Respectfully,
      >
      >
      > Gary
      >
      >
      > Issac Goldstand wrote:
      > > I do it by rewriting based on directory
      > > (https://secure.mydomain.com/shared/virtualdomain.com/index.html )
      > >
      > > I figure there should be some incentive for people to get their own
      private
      > > SSL - also, users coming to a shared secure site have a better chance to
      > > realize that it's shared SSL and won't come complaining to ME if the
      > > virtualhost does something nasty to their credit card :)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >>I'm using a back reference to the http_referer with mod_rewrite to
      > >>determine which vhost the shared ssl connection should be rewritten to.
      > >>
      > >>I know of no better solution for sharing an ssl connection.
      > >>
      > >>I would be open to suggestions.
      > >>
      > >>Respectfully,
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>Gary
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>Issac Goldstand wrote:
      > >>
      > >>>You should know where they're coming from the same way you do in
      > >>>mod_rewrite. Besides that, referers can be spoofed, and I some clients
      > >>>don't even give you a referer...
      > >>>
      > >>> Issac
      > >>>
      > >>>----- Original Message -----
      > >>>From: "Gary C. New" <garycnew@...>
      > >>>To: <modperl@...>
      > >>>Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 12:19 PM
      > >>>Subject: Shared SSL Custom Log Parsing
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>>I've got shared ssl setup with mod_rewrite and I am trying to figure
      out
      > >>>>the best way to direct logging for each of the vhosts using the shared
      > >>>>ssl connection and thought mod_perl might be good for this.
      > >>>>
      > >>>>My thinking is to setup a <PERL> section in the httpd.conf file that
      > >>>>watches the referrer environment variables as they come in for the
      > >>>>shared ssl connection and then rewrite them to the appropriate custom
      > >>>>vhost access/error logs.
      > >>>>
      > >>>>Referrer Variable:
      > >>>>
      > >>>>https://secure.provider.tld/secure/domain.tld/
      > >>>>
      > >>>>Rewrite Logs:
      > >>>>
      > >>>>CustomLog /home/domain.tld/logs/access.log
      > >>>>ErrorLog /home/domain.tld/logs/error.log
      > >>>>
      > >>>>or
      > >>>>
      > >>>>I noticed on the perl.apache.org site an example called "Logging to
      > >>>>syslog" that could be used similarly but for the custom access/error
      > >>>>logs. It pipes the general incoming logs to a program that then
      parses
      > >>>>and rewrites the logs appropriately.
      > >>>>
      > >>>>I guess my main question with either example is what is the best way
      to
      > >>>>write the parsed logs to these custom log files? Is there an existing
      > >>>>module for this purpose?
      > >>>>
      > >>>>Is there a better way to parse and rewrite logs to custom files
      > >>>
      > >>>on-the-fly?
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>>Respectfully,
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>Gary
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
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      > >>>
      > >>
      > >>
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      > >
      >


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