Re: resolving all IPs in logfiles, instead of resolving in webalizer
> > If you Apache, you'll surely have an utility called "logresolve".[snip]
> we need to be careful with statements like this... some of theseutils are not available on other operating systems that apache runs
> on... in my case, IBM's OS/2 Warp 3 ;)ops, you are right, I use RedHat 9.0, which is filled (or bloated)
with lot of utilities that I will never use.
Anyways, it is very useful when you have not resolved logfiles. I'm
sure there are similar utilities and even scripts, but I don't konw
> even better would be to let apache resolve the addresses, wouldn'tit? if apache can't resolve the address, no other tool will be
> able to resolve them either... in many cases, anyway...Since logresolve is provided with Apache, they will both have the same
> > You can desactive the HostnameLookup feature in Apache so it runsthe
> > faster, and then run logresolve on the rotated logs, so you have
> > best of both worlds.resolve after the fact, doesn't it?
> but your system still spends the same time (or longer) when you
Yes, but Apache resolves the addresses while it is at the same time
atempting to serve the pages. Sites where Apache takes too much time
to serve the pages may attempt to desactive the feature. If anything
goes wrong, they can still resolve the non-resolved logs later.