sort ip by count quickly with awk from apache logs

awk '{array[$1]++}END{ for (ip in array) print array[ip] " " ip}' <path/to/apache/*.log> | sort -n
creates associative array from apache logs, assumes "combined" log format or similar. replace awk column to suit needs. bandwidth per ip is also useful. have fun. I haven't found a more efficient way to do this as yet. sorry, FIXED TYPO: log file should obviously go after awk, which then pipes into sort.

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2011-11-22 03:38:21

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typo?
zlemini · 343 weeks ago
fixed typo
kevinquinnyo · 343 weeks ago

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