What are apache log files?
Published: May 15, 2014
Apache log files are system files generated by the Apache web server application. There is usually a access log and a error log.
The Apache access log will show detailed information about all access to a website including the users I.P. address Date/Time of access and what address was accessed. This information can be used to help repair a website and/or see what potential hackers were trying to do.
The Apache error log will show details of all php server errors that occurred during the operations of a website. This information is vital in helping to repair a website. The information stored is usually the date/time of error, type of error and the file/path of the error.