Parsing Apache or Nginx Web Server Logs with Java

Web servers like Apache, IIS and Nginx are designed to serve client requests over the HTTP protocol. In that process, they can save information about requests and responses in logging files using standard log formats. The known formats are used across different web servers making it easy to understand logging information. In this post, I … Read more

Parsing Apache Web Server Logs

Parsing Apache Logs Apache web server access and error logs provide essential information showing the activity being performed by the server and errors encountered in the process. Extracting and parsing of logging data is thus essential for ongoing monitoring activity and production and debugging issues during development and testing. Apache server reports extensive data about … Read more

How to Send Apache Logs to Centralized rsyslog Server

Centralizing Apache Logs By default, Apache stores all logs on the local disk. This works well for development environments and small deployments but can become unsustainable once you have more than one server. Not only is it frustrating having to open each log file on each server, but trying to trace requests across multiple servers … Read more