Import your server log files and add them as another site on your dashboard for easy viewing.
What can I use Log Analytics for?
Log Analytics can be applied to a number of business use cases:
Web Hosting Companies
What is a web server log file?
Advantages of Log Analytics
Higher network security
Processing historical web log files
Greater tracking capabilities
Features of Matomo Log Analytics
- 100% software and data ownership
- Protect visitor privacy with IP anonymisation
- Build custom plugins or reuse the extensive APIs
- Recognises most server log formats (Apache, Nginx, IIS, etc.)
- Transforms gigabytes of server access logs into insightful analytics
- EU Data Privacy law compliant
- A delete-old-logs feature to keep database size under control
- Easily migrate from AWStats and Urchin by importing your historical logs into Matomo
- All Matomo features are automatically supported
- Supports the DoNotTrack (DNT) function
- Sarbanes-Oxley and PCI compliant
- Automatically exclude bots (search engines, spam bots, etc.) from reports. There is an option to track bots and assign them a custom variable to differentiate them from human visitors
Parsing logs with Matomo Log Analytics
To use Log Analytics, you need the latest version of Matomo, Python and your server’s access logs to import into Matomo (Piwik). Full documentation can be found in the user guide: How to run the Log Analytics tool.
Log Analytics FAQ and User Guide
Feedback: your feature requests
Feel free to create a new ticket in our issue tracker to request a new feature. You can find the list of all opened Log Analytics tickets here. If you are a Python developer, check out the source code and consider submitting a pull request. Any suggestions for improvements are warmly received and appreciated.