Re: Re: [webalizer] log entries in error
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- I'm pretty sure this was a default setting. I guess I'll comment it
out to see if the same error occurs.
--- In email@example.com, Enric Naval <enventa2000@...> wrote:
> I have never used the "dump" option, but those look like files
> by webalizer with the contents of the dump (because of
> From the webalizer.conf file:
> # The Dump* keywords allow the dumping of Sites, URL's, Referrers
> # User Agents, Usernames and Search strings to seperate tab
> # text files, suitable for import into most database or spreadsheet
> # programs.
> It says "tab delimited", those must be the files with .tab
> You really shouldn't be dumping random files in the /var/log/httpd
> directory, because of the risk that you will accidentally overwrite
> your logfiles.
> Do you really need dump files? Maybe you activated them by accident.
> Webalizer will work just fine without them, they're just generated
> byproduct for importing into databases and similar.
> If you really need dump files, then create a different directory
> for dumps or just dump in the same directory as "OutputDir" (or
> not, since it creates a security risk because anyone visiting your
> stats could open those files by default and read all your stats in a
> easy-to-data-mine format ....).
> --- EB <ebabin@...> wrote:
> > I see these log entries but cannot find where this is configured
> > create these files.
> > Error: Unable to open file /var/log/httpd/url_200601.tab!
> > Error: Unable to open file /var/log/httpd/site_200601.tab!
> > Error: Unable to open file /var/log/httpd/ref_200601.tab!
> > Error: Unable to open file /var/log/httpd/agent_200601.tab!
> > My webalizer.conf entries --
> > OutputDir /var/www/html/usage
> > DumpPath /var/log/httpd
> > Is it a permissions problem? It should be running as root, no?
> > drwx------ 2 root root .
> Enric Naval
> Estudiante de Informática de Gestión en la Udl (Lleida)
> GRIHO webalizer.conf
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