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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
The access log records all instances of when users accessed aMember, the pages they visited, the date, and the IP address they used to log on.
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The access log records all instances of when users access aMember, the pages they visited, the date, and the IP address they used to log on.
  
== Viewing the Access Log ==
 
# Select '''"Utilities"''' from the options on the left side of the page.
 
# Click on '''"Logs"''' under '''"Utilities"'''.
 
# Click on the '''"Access"''' button.
 
  
:[[File:accessbutton.png]]
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== Viewing the Access Log ==
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#Select '''"Utilities"''' from the options on the left side of the page.
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#Click on '''"Logs"''' under '''"Utilities"'''.
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#Click on the '''"Access"''' button.
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#:[[File:accessbutton.png]]
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#The Access Logs page will be displayed.
  
:4. The Access Logs page will be displayed.
 
  
 
== Viewing Page that User Accessed ==
 
== Viewing Page that User Accessed ==
:1. To view the page on which the error occured,look in the URL column.  
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#To view the page on which the error occurred,look in the URL column.  
 
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#:[[File:viewaccessurl.png]]
:[[File:viewaccessurl.png]]
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#If the user accessed one of the main pages like the signup page, cart, etc, the URL will be displayed.
 
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#Otherwise, click on the '''"Click to Expand"''' column for page whose URL you want to view.
:2. If the user accessed one of the main pages like the signup page, cart, etc, the URL will be displayed.
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#The complete URL for the page which the user accessed will be displayed.
 
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#:[[File:urlaccessdetails.png]]
:3. Otherwise, click on the '''"Click to Expand"''' column for page whose URL you want to view.
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:4. The complete URL for the page which the user accessed will be displayed.
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:[[File:urlaccessdetails.png]]
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Just enter the IP address, URL or a keyword from the error message in the search field provided and click on the "Apply" button. Only those records matching the search criteria will be displayed.
 
Just enter the IP address, URL or a keyword from the error message in the search field provided and click on the "Apply" button. Only those records matching the search criteria will be displayed.
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== Sorting the Access Log ==
 
== Sorting the Access Log ==
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:*IP
 
:*IP
 
:*Referrer
 
:*Referrer
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=== Sorting Access Records ByTime/Date ===
 
=== Sorting Access Records ByTime/Date ===
#Click on the arrows in the '''"Time"''' column to sort the list in ascending order by date. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing downwards indicating that that the list is sorted in ascending order by time/date. In this sort, the oldest access records will be displayed first followed by the access records after that time/date till the most recent time/date.
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#Click on the arrows in the '''"Time"''' column to sort the list in ascending order by date. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing downwards indicating that that the list is sorted in ascending order by time/date. In this sort, the least recently accessed records will be displayed first followed by the records accessed more recently until the most recent time/date has been reached.
#Click on the downward pointing arrow to sort the list in descending order by time/date. In this sort, the newest access records will be displayed first followed by the access records before that time/date till the oldest time/date.
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#Click on the downward pointing arrow to sort the list in descending order by time/date. In this sort, the most recently accessed records will be displayed first followed by the records accessed less recently until the oldest time/date is reached.
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#:[[File:sortaccessbytime.png]]
  
::[[File:sortaccessbytime.png]]
 
  
 
=== Sorting Access Record by Username===
 
=== Sorting Access Record by Username===
#Click on the arrows in the '''"User"''' column to sort the list in descending alphabetical order by username. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by user name. In this sort, the username starting with an alphabet in the highest alphabetical position will be displayed first followed by the lower alphabetical letters till the lowest one.
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#Click on the arrows in the '''"User"''' column to sort the list in descending alphabetical order by username. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that the list is sorted in descending order by user name. In this sort, the username starting with a letter in the highest alphabetical position will be displayed first followed by the lower letters until it reaches the lowest letter available.
#Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending alphabetical order by username. In this sort, the the username starting with the lowest alphabet will be displayed first followed by the higher alphabets till the highest one.
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#Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending alphabetical order by username. In this sort, the the username starting with the lowest letter will be displayed first followed by the higher alphabets until it reaches the highest letter available.
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#:[[File:sortbyusername.png]]
  
::[[File:sortbyusername.png]]
 
  
 
=== Sorting Access Records By URL===
 
=== Sorting Access Records By URL===
#Click on the arrows in the '''"URL"''' column to sort the list in descending alphabetical order by URL. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by URL. In this sort, the URL with the highest alphabetical position will be displayed first followed by the lower alphabetical letters till the lowest one.
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#Click on the arrows in the '''"URL"''' column to sort the list in descending alphabetical order by URL. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by URL. In this sort, the URL with the highest alphabetical position will be displayed first followed by the lower letters until it reaches the lowest letter available.
#Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending alphabetical order by URL. In this sort, the the URL starting with the lowest alphabet will be displayed first followed by the higher alphabets till the highest one.
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#Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending alphabetical order by URL. In this sort, the the URL starting with the lowest letter will be displayed first followed by the higher letters until it reaches the highest letter available.
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#:[[File:sortbyuser.png]]
  
::[[File:sortbyuser.png]]
 
  
 
=== Sorting Errors by IP Address ===
 
=== Sorting Errors by IP Address ===
 
#Click on the arrows in the '''"IP"''' column to sort the list in descending order by IP address. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by IP address. In this sort, the IP address with the highest number will be displayed first followed by the lower numbers till the lowest one.
 
#Click on the arrows in the '''"IP"''' column to sort the list in descending order by IP address. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by IP address. In this sort, the IP address with the highest number will be displayed first followed by the lower numbers till the lowest one.
 
#Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending order by IP address. In this sort, the IP address with the lowest number will be displayed first followed by the higher numbers till the highest one.
 
#Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending order by IP address. In this sort, the IP address with the lowest number will be displayed first followed by the higher numbers till the highest one.
 
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#:[[File:sortaccessbyipaddress.png]]
::[[File:sortaccessbyipaddress.png]]
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Latest revision as of 15:25, 19 September 2012

Contents

Introduction

The access log records all instances of when users access aMember, the pages they visited, the date, and the IP address they used to log on.


Viewing the Access Log

  1. Select "Utilities" from the options on the left side of the page.
  2. Click on "Logs" under "Utilities".
  3. Click on the "Access" button.
    Accessbutton.png
  4. The Access Logs page will be displayed.


Viewing Page that User Accessed

  1. To view the page on which the error occurred,look in the URL column.
    Viewaccessurl.png
  2. If the user accessed one of the main pages like the signup page, cart, etc, the URL will be displayed.
  3. Otherwise, click on the "Click to Expand" column for page whose URL you want to view.
  4. The complete URL for the page which the user accessed will be displayed.
    Urlaccessdetails.png


Search for an Access Record

You can search the Access Log for a specific record using the "Filter" field provided above the Access list.

Filteraccesslist.png

Just enter the IP address, URL or a keyword from the error message in the search field provided and click on the "Apply" button. Only those records matching the search criteria will be displayed.


Sorting the Access Log

By default, the access log is sorted in descending order by date. You can sort it in ascending or descending order by the following using the arrow buttons provided based on on your requirements.

  • Time
  • Username
  • URL
  • IP
  • Referrer


Sorting Access Records ByTime/Date

  1. Click on the arrows in the "Time" column to sort the list in ascending order by date. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing downwards indicating that that the list is sorted in ascending order by time/date. In this sort, the least recently accessed records will be displayed first followed by the records accessed more recently until the most recent time/date has been reached.
  2. Click on the downward pointing arrow to sort the list in descending order by time/date. In this sort, the most recently accessed records will be displayed first followed by the records accessed less recently until the oldest time/date is reached.
    Sortaccessbytime.png


Sorting Access Record by Username

  1. Click on the arrows in the "User" column to sort the list in descending alphabetical order by username. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that the list is sorted in descending order by user name. In this sort, the username starting with a letter in the highest alphabetical position will be displayed first followed by the lower letters until it reaches the lowest letter available.
  2. Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending alphabetical order by username. In this sort, the the username starting with the lowest letter will be displayed first followed by the higher alphabets until it reaches the highest letter available.
    Sortbyusername.png


Sorting Access Records By URL

  1. Click on the arrows in the "URL" column to sort the list in descending alphabetical order by URL. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by URL. In this sort, the URL with the highest alphabetical position will be displayed first followed by the lower letters until it reaches the lowest letter available.
  2. Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending alphabetical order by URL. In this sort, the the URL starting with the lowest letter will be displayed first followed by the higher letters until it reaches the highest letter available.
    Sortbyuser.png


Sorting Errors by IP Address

  1. Click on the arrows in the "IP" column to sort the list in descending order by IP address. The two arrows will now be replaced by an arrow pointing upwards indicating that that the list is sorted in descending order by IP address. In this sort, the IP address with the highest number will be displayed first followed by the lower numbers till the lowest one.
  2. Click on the upward pointing arrow to sort the list in ascending order by IP address. In this sort, the IP address with the lowest number will be displayed first followed by the higher numbers till the highest one.
    Sortaccessbyipaddress.png