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Old 09-27-2004, 12:16 PM   #1
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awstats and apache configuration question

My apache log files are saved as access_log.1 , access_log.2 etc etc
In the awstats config file how should I set the LogFile variable
I tried "access_log.*" but it doesn't seem to be working

Also when trying to run the update from the web page on awstats I get the following error:

Error: Couldn't open file "/var/lib/awstats/awstats092004.system.tmp.27304" for write: Permission denied

Setup ('/etc/awstats/awstats.system.conf' file, web server or permissions) may be wrong.
Check config file, permissions and AWStats documentation (in 'docs' directory).

Any help is much appreciated.
Old 10-07-2004, 06:45 PM   #2
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I'm having the same problem

I'm having the exact same problems with Awstats and my Apache log files. I can get the live web update to work when I change the file persmissions on access_log to 755 but then after a couple minutes, I suspect it's Apache, resets the permissions causing me to get the same error:

Setup ('/etc/awstats/awstats.system.conf' file, web server or permissions) may be wrong.
Check config file, permissions and AWStats documentation (in 'docs' directory).

My log files also have the same naming convention (access_log, access_log.1, etc..) and can't figure out how to get all of them to load at once either.

I'm using:
Mandrake Linux 10
Awstats 6.1 (build 1.751)


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