GoAccess.io access log file analyzer / How search engines forget but not the spammer

It’s years ago that I maintained the http://www.java-club.de site, many years ago. Unused potential, sure.

Server is running, I’m the only maintainer and administrator. Nobody else configure all the whole services hence I had and I have to dive deeply into the man pages and tutorials. Probably Postfix, Dovecot and RSPAMD was the hardest configuration tasks. It runs very smoothly.

Now I would like to analyze my web access log files. After all the long time, It’s interesting how many unique visitors read all the stuff. First, it’s interesting how the search engines can forget a website. It’s long time ago there was a lot of page impressions and visitors. Now, I can say search engines forget very well. Badly the spammer not. RSPAMD and all the other security stuff works so well. Thanks.

Back to the topic. Here is the link to the website https://goaccess.io.

root@www-wp:~ # whereis goaccess
goaccess: /usr/ports/sysutils/goaccess
root@www-wp:~ # cd /usr/ports/sysutils/goaccess
root@www-wp:/usr/ports/sysutils/goaccess # make install clean

Go to the directory with the access file and call

root@www-wp:/somedirectory/www/someNiceDomain.de/log # goaccess access.log --log-format=COMBINED

The console output its really nice and helpful. It needs only one runtime library dependency. https://www.freshports.org/sysutils/goaccess/

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