Re: [webalizer] Need Help
- Thanks a lot Brad,
I am not a expart user of webalizer, I
check the webalizer.hist and current log file, but
history file was deleted. How can i get it back of all
past history? Please explain like ABC.
--- "Bradford L. Barrett" <brad@...> wrote:
> > >if you still have the logs of the last months you
> > >delete the webalizer.hist and webalizer.current
> > >(if you don't use incremental mode the might not
> > >and simply let webalizer re-process all logs.
> > You mean this is an advice to this user with a
> smile :=)
> > I mean you cant possibly be seriuous with such an
> Yup, that is the correct procedure. The webalizer
> maintains a history
> of past logs processed. If it gets deleted, then
> you have to re-process
> your logs to recreate that history (or restore from
> a backup.. you are
> doing regular backups now aren't you?). There is a
> possible workaround
> (see below) if you know what you are doing, but it's
> not recommended for
> the casual user.
> > It brings me to having very many doubts about the
> > of webalizer, if there is no other solution to
> such problems.
> Yeah.. so lets say you accidentally erase all of
> your server logs..
> do you expect apache to re-create them for you going
> back N months?
> How about if you accidentally blip your
> /etc/messages file.. do you
> expect syslog to magically bring them back? If you
> toast your MRTG
> files, how do you expect to get them back? What
> doubts could you
> possibly have with this concept?
> > >If you don't have the logs anymore, I guess its
> hard luck,
> > >nothing webalizer can do about that, then!
> > With some luck I managed to repair the error in
> the complete
> > central .htm file (containing the current month)
> but i'm
> > really worried if i would have to do it all over
> > because somewhere in the process an error would
> Thats great.. until the next time you run webalizer,
> and it overwrites
> your index.html file, leaving out the months you
> 'added'. If you know the
> totals for previous months, you can edit
> webalizer.hist and put them back.
> This way, at least you won't have to edit the html
> file after each run :)
> Bradford L. Barrett
> A free electron in a sea of neutrons DoD#1750
> The only thing Micro$oft has done for society, is
> make people
> believe that computers are inherently unreliable.
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