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What is the difference between error_log() vs access_log() ?

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I know what is error_log() in the apache server.But i couldn't able to find out what is use for access_log().

It will located in /var/log/apache

Please anyone tell me the actual use for access_log

posted Aug 14, 2014 by Ujjwal Mehra

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Actual use of access_log()


Apache server (like other web-server) records all incoming request and all those processed request are kept into a file.The format of the access log is highly configurable. The location and content of the access log are controlled by the CustomLog directive

Debian / Ubuntu Linux Apache access log file location - /var/log/apache2/access.log


(EXTRA)
Server Log(acc.to WIKI) => is a log file automatically created and maintained by a server of activity performed by it. A typical example is a web server log which maintains a history of page requests

answer Aug 17, 2014 by anonymous
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