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Display error pages in report format

Terminal - Display error pages in report format
sudo awk '($9 ~ /404/)' /var/log/httpd/www.domain-access_log | awk '{print $2,$9,$7,$11}' | sort | uniq -c
2010-04-09 10:31:50
User: ninjasys
Functions: awk sort sudo uniq
Display error pages in report format

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


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Terminal - Alternatives

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I love these log processing commands!

Comment by AskApache 286 weeks and 5 days ago

Thank you :)

Comment by ninjasys 286 weeks and 5 days ago

Suggest some minor changes:

- Use "$9 ~ /" 404 [-0-9]/ -- if any part of the line has "404" like the referer or user agent, it will be included

- Use $1 instead of $2. $2 is the remote name if supplied. I have never seen it supplied. Use the IP address/hostname from field 1 instead.

- Combine both awk one-liners into one

awk '$9 ~ /" 404 [-0-9]/ { print $1, $9, $7, $11 }' | sort | uniq -c
Comment by stanishjohnd 286 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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