There are many cases in which it can be useful to use the information contained in your server access logs and import this data into Matomo (Piwik).
For example, in the following use cases, analyzing server logs with Matomo is desired:
- if you want to track and report the activity on a particular server or set of servers (for system administration purposes, QA, debugging, dealing with spammers, etc
- if you have weeks or months of server logs that you wish to import for historical analysis: Matomo will let you import months of server access logs that you can then visualize
And more! Please let us know if you use this script with another use case and we can add it to the list.