Analyse an Apache access log for the most common IP addresses

tail -10000 access_log | awk '{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n | tail
This uses awk to grab the IP address from each request and then sorts and summarises the top 10.

By: root
2009-01-25 21:01:52

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How to make it continuously tail the log-file and update the top10?
vlur · 662 weeks and 3 days ago
Ok, got it, "watch -n 1 command"
vlur · 662 weeks ago
awk 'NR<=10000{a[$1]++}END{for (i in a) printf "%-6d %s\n",a[i], i|"sort -n"}' access.log
point_to_null · 657 weeks and 2 days ago
Ok, now lets say I want to count it only from a specific accessed HTML/PHP page?
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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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