Apache Logs to MySQL

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Mosquito, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. Mosquito

    Mosquito New Member

    I have found a couple different ways to move apache logs to MySQL. I am thinking about doing this for a variety of reasons, but before I move ahead and do this I have a couple questions -

    1.) Would ISPConfig work without changes if Apache logs were moved to the database instead of the current log files?
    2.) I have a dedicated database server (quiet fast) and several of the tutorials I've looked at set up a failover in case the connection to the DB fails - this way apache doesn't die without the database. Other than worrying about the database not being available, are there other issues I should consider when deciding to move to a database to store these logs?
    3.) Has anyone done this, and if so what was your experience?
     
  2. Ben

    Ben ISPConfig Developer ISPConfig Developer

    1.) I guess several things won't work anymore e.g. webalizer etc. and the stats stuff of ispconfig, cause it can not access the files anymore.
     
  3. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    No.

    I haven't tried this, but if you have a high-traffic web site, and each request will be logged to a MySQL database, then your server's load will increase dramatically.
     

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