This chapter describes how the logging system in Apache works and how you can customize it—which information to store and where to do it. Additionally, you will learn a quick way to use PHP and MySQL to log specific items of interest to you, outside the realm of the Apache log files.
In this chapter, you will learn how to
Understand Apache log formats and logging levels
Rotate and analyze Apache logs
Interpret common errors that might appear in your logs
Create scripts that log specific items to database tables
Create custom reports based on these logging tables
Using Apache’s basic logging features, you can keep track of who visits your Web sites by logging accesses ...