Sample Log File – Apache Extended Log File Format


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Sample Log File Format:

111.222.333.123 HOME – [01/Feb/1998:01:08:39 -0800] “GET /bannerad/ad.htm HTTP/1.0” 200 198 “http://www.referrer.com/bannerad/ba_intro.htm” “Mozilla/4.01 (Macintosh; I; PPC)”
111.222.333.123 HOME – [01/Feb/1998:01:08:46 -0800] “GET /bannerad/ad.htm HTTP/1.0” 200 28083 “http://www.referrer.com/bannerad/ba_intro.htm” “Mozilla/4.01 (Macintosh; I; PPC)”
111.222.333.123 AWAY – [01/Feb/1998:01:08:53 -0800] “GET /bannerad/ad7.gif HTTP/1.0” 200 9332 “http://www.referrer.com/bannerad/ba_ad.htm” “Mozilla/4.01 (Macintosh; I; PPC)”
111.222.333.123 AWAY – [01/Feb/1998:01:09:14 -0800] “GET /bannerad/click.htm HTTP/1.0” 200 207 “http://www.referrer.com/bannerad/menu.htm” “Mozilla/4.01 (Macintosh; I; PPC)”

Description of Fields:

Field 1: User Address
IP or domain name of the user accessing the site.

Field 2: RFC931
This field is used to log the domain for multi-homed web servers.

Field 3: User Authentication

Field 4: Date/Time
Date and time the user accessed the site.

Field 5: GMT Offset
Number of hours from GMT (if this is +0000 it is logged in GMT time).

Field 6: Action
The particular operation of the hit (this must be in quotes).

Field 7: Return Code
The return code indicates whether or not the action was successful etc.

Field 8: Size
The size of the file sent.

Field 9: Referrer
The URL which linked the user to your site

Field 10: Browser/Platform
The web browser and platform used by the user accessing your site.

Further information:
For more information, consult Apache?s site as it is outside of the support Webtrends can offer. Apache offers information on how to configure their logs at the following URL:



The “combined” example matches the example the one displayed above and referred to as the Apache Extended Format.