Usage stats

Michael Fraase
Fri, 12 Jul 2002 14:38:40 -0500

Manila/Frontier fully supports the Common Log format so you can use any
of the many log analysis tools.

If you run your own server, you can do this yourself. If not, ask your
provider/administrator to do it.

1. Go to the Control Panel for the server
2. Enter your administration username and password. The Frontier Control
Panel appears.
3. Click the Logging setting option. The Logging preferences appear.
You're looking for the second section, "Common Log Format."
4. Turn on (click "Yes") the following:
   - Use common log date format?
   - Include referers?
   - Include User-agents?
5. Turn off (click "No") the Include virtual hosts? option. Last I
checked, turning this option on caused the common logging to be

Be aware that Manila/Frontier does nothing with these Common Log format
files (a new one is created every day), it only creates the log files.
You have to use a third-party log analysis tool to do anything with

Michael Fraase, partner

> -----Original Message-----
> Message: 4
> From: Bob Raiselis <>
> To:
> Subject: Usage stats
> Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 00:09:01 -0400
> Reply-To:
> Aside from the usage stats page that is built into a Manila 
> site, is there a way to derive more visitor statistics? 
> Visits, search terms, longer term storage of the stats (stats 
> over a longer period of time), etc?
> thanks.
> Bob