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W3Perl – logfile analyzer software

W3Perl is an open source logfile analyzer for Web/FTP/Squid/Mail/DHCP and CUPS server.

W3Perl parse logfiles to produce HTML files. The package is designed to be run within a web server, but it can function independent although not all features are available.

An administration interface is available to manage the package.

W3Perl supports most major web logfile formats.

Features include:

  • Fast in operation.
  • Stats:
    • Compute light or huge output.
    • Show time-structure stats.
    • Compute countries, hosts, pages, directories, traffic, domain, scripts… stats.
    • Commands line options.
    • Map URL to document’s title.
    • Referer, agent and error statistics.
    • Keywords referer stats from search engine.
    • Session stats.
    • Extra stats specific to w3perl.
    • Statistics about your Web structure.
    • Accurate stats for each day.
  • Parse WWW / FTP / Squid / CUPS / DHCP / SSH and Mail logfiles.
  • Works with most logfile formats.
  • Virtual server with NECLF or patched CLF or ECLF format.
  • FTP, Mail and Squid logfiles support.
  • Daily stats reports (PDF/HTML formats).
  • No code to be inserted into the website.
  • No dependencies other than Perl.
  • Plugins for city / screensize / PDF…
  • Web admin to manage remotely.
  • Display stats from hours to years, hosts/pages to pages/hosts.
  • Can produce detailed reports about visitor’s path.
  • No root access or cgi-bin access needed.
  • Works on most platforms.

Support: Blog
Developer: Laurent Domisse
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


W3Perl is written in Perl. Learn Perl with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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