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apache logs not sorted by timestamp

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8:31 pm
September 19, 2008


cssfsu

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Hey all,

So the apache log we get from our proxy webserver seems to have records sorted by their IPs (first field).. I believe AWStats needs the log to be sorted by date (4th field).. I tried running it on the log but it gives me corrupted records only..

Would any1 know how I could sort my log with the timestamp or date field.. ? Will really appreciate..

I found this in some forum but it didnt work for me..

sort -t ' ' -k 4.9,4.12n -k 4.5,4.7M -k 4.2,4.3n -k 4.14,4.15n -k 4.17,4.18n -k 4.20,4.21n

11:52 am
September 21, 2008


Jean-Luc

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Hi,

Hard to help without knowing more about the log format of your proxy webserver.

You can try your sort command on a sample log file and check if it is sorted in some way or if it is just left unchanged. Please let us know if this helps.

8:31 pm
September 30, 2008


cssfsu

Member

posts 55

hey jean, we stripped many params to make the log format of the proxy webserver to be what Awstats accepts as Log Format= 1 (for Apache)..

fyi for other folks who might run into this issue, when I tried sorting by this, the sort worked !!

sort -t ' ' -k 4.9,4.12n -k 4.5,4.7M -k 4.2,4.3n -k 4.14,4.15n -k 4.17,4.18n -k 4.20,4.21n $1 > $2

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