Web Log Mixer 1.3
Web Log Mixer is a GUI/command line utility which helps you to combine log files generated by the web server into a single log file. Source log files can be generated either by a single web server or by different web servers in the load balancing environment. The program understands log files compressed with zip, gzip or bzip2 and can compress destination log file with gzip or bzip2.
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The program is very easy to use. To start combining your log files create a configuration file and use it as a command line parameter when running the program. Also you can run the combining process from the configuration file editor. A format for running the program from the command line is:
Where configuration_file_name is the full path to the Web Log Mixer configuration file like c:\logs\combine1.wlmi
Web Log Mixer configuration file has widely used Property=Value format. Each property-value pair shoud be placed on a separate line.
Here is the typical configuration file:
Properties for source files
Server and Source
These two properties specifies server name and corresponding source log files. The Source property should appear just after the corresponding Server definition. You can specify a single file or use * and ? characters to include several files. It is possible to use more compex definitions like *.(bz2|gz|zip) to include .bz2, .gz and .zip log files.
Specifies the format for source log files. Possible values: Auto, W3C and a custom format string.
Set this property to True or Yes if you want to remove source log files.
Properties for destination file
Set this property to True or Yes if you want to put an additional server name field into the destination log file. This option will add s-computername field to W3C Extended log files. For Apache log files it will write server name into the first field, also it will be preceded by the @ character.
Specifies directory for destination log file. Destination log file will be named automatically based on the first record in it and selected compression. In example 20021018-0002.log.gz
Specifies compression for the destination file. Possible values:
Set this property to True or Yes if you want to overwrite destination file.
Specifies the file for error logging. If you do not need logging set this property to empty string.
Set this property to True or Yes if you do not want a progress indicator. This option also disables all error messages except errors in configuration file. ErrorLog file will be written regardless of this option. This option is not available in the Trial.
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