This page lists the most common asked questions about the Log Analytics tool in Piwik.
This page explains this new feature: the ability to import Server Logs data in the Piwik database.
The Piwik Server Logs Analytics script described on this page is a Python script that will parse server log files and track the data in the Piwik MySQL database. It will then let you visualize useful and interesting reports from the data mined from your logs. The standard Piwik user interface is available when you visualize your website reports (visits, page views, downloads, keywords, referring websites, etc.) .
Using Piwik to track and report your server logs means you have access to many useful features such as: 30+ web statistic reports, IP filters and exclusion, real time reports, high performance, and so much more!
There are many cases in which it can be useful to use the information contained in your server access logs and import this data into Piwik.
For example, in the following use cases, analyzing server logs with Piwik is desired:
And more! Please let us know if you use this script with another use case and we can add it to the list.
There are advantages and specificities to each tracking method.