grep apache access.log and list IP's by hits and date - sorted

grep Mar/2009 /var/log/apache2/access.log | awk '{ print $1 }' | sort -n | uniq -c | sort -rn | head

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By: allinurl
2009-03-10 16:46:19

What Others Think

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linuxrawkstar · 500 weeks and 5 days ago
Cleaner and less redundant: awk '/Mar\/2009/ {print $1};' /var/log/apache2/access.log | sort | uniq -c | sort -rn | head
atoponce · 500 weeks and 5 days ago
I do atoponce's version but pipe it to mail me the top 50 so I can keep an eye on any odd behavior.
lizzard · 498 weeks and 1 day ago
I had to change "sort -nr" to "sort --key=1nr,1nr" to get it sorted rigth (Ubuntu Linux). Warning : "-nr" did not produce an unsorted list but in an aproximately sorted list. This error may not be visible if you only display the head or tail since they look "sorted".
bleck · 331 weeks and 1 day ago

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