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Nginx (and other webservers like Apache) can be awkward to trace. They run as root, then switch to another user once they're ready to serve web pages. They also have a "master" process and multiple worker processes.
The given command finds the process IDs of all Nginx processes, joins them together with a comma, then traces all of them at once with "sudo strace." System trace output can be overwhelming, so we only capture "networking" output.
TIP: to kill this complex strace, do "sudo killall strace".
Compare with a similar command: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/11918/easily-strace-all-your-apache-processes
Sort Apache access logs by date and time using sort key field feature
Use this command to watch apache access logs in real time to see what pages are getting hit.
The command will read the apache log file and fetch the virtual host requested and the number of requests.
Simply add this to whatever apache startup script you have, or if you are on a MAC, create a new automator application. This will show a pretty growl notification whenever theres a new Apache error log entry. Useful for local development
Send apache log to syslog-ng server without change configuration of syslog.
Just add in httpd.conf or vhost conf.
Strip a password from a openssl key to use with apache httpd server
Easiest way to check which modules are loaded in apache.
Like the original version except it does not include the parent apache process or the grep process and adds "sudo" so it can be run by user.
Grabs the Apache config file (yielded from httpd) and returns the path specified as DocumentRoot.
Show only specific process id's using Top
Checks the apache configuration syntax, if is OK then restart the service otherwise opens the configuration file with VIM on the line where the configuration fails.
GoAccess is an open source real-time Apache web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix systems. It provides fast and valuable HTTP statistics for system administrators that require a visual server report on the fly. http://goaccess.prosoftcorp.com/
This command will return a full list of Error 404 pages in the given access log. The following variables have been given to awk
Hostname ($2), ERROR Code ($9), Missing Item ($7), Referrer ($11)
You can then send this into a file (>> /path/to/file), which you can open with OpenOffice as a CSV
-n 9000 : Number of requests to perform for the benchmarking session
-c 900 : Number of multiple requests to perform at a time