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Mysterious visits to privileged URLs from anonymous user/bot

Are you displaying ads on your site from Amobee (formerly known as Kontera)? The PTR record for this IP is nat.aws.kontera.com, suggesting that it is a crawler looking for your page's content in ...
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How can I make Apache httpd log IPv6 addresses?

As @dan hinted, your problem is probably not related to logging, as Apache would cheerfully also log IPv6 addresses... if someone connects to it over IPv6. So you will first need to double check that ...
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Generating Nginx log file entries for logrotate testing

You could certainly use something like ab or siege -- but it seems like a lot of work for little benefit, at least given what you're trying to accomplish. If I were you I'd just create some random/...
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Can Google show a simple list of URLs visited?

So, GA wasn't made for it. However, obviously the raw data is exactly that: just log of raw hits. So for people who feel comfortable working with tables rather than UI (basically anyone comfortable ...
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Earliest / easiest to implement way to detect browser, version, and screen size?

First, I think what you should be looking at here is users, sessions, and engaged sessions x traffic from paid channels. You can drill that down by source to understand where exactly they're coming ...
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Recording / Logging CSP Violations

Content Security Policy (CSP) Quick Reference Guide CSP-Reporting on Google Developers If you're just starting out with CSP, it makes sense to evaluate the current state of your application before ...
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Why I am not seeing HTTP 304 response codes in my Apache logs?

If you use the default logging configuration of Apache 2, HTTP 304 responses should be logged in access logs (and not in error logs). Here is an anonymized example of what I have in my access.log (...
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Why am I getting requests for /js/comm.js for my website?

A .js file is a javascript file which is generally used for adding rich client side behavior on your website. There could be a number of reasons why it is showing up in your 404 error log which all ...
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My Apache log file has nothing but "combinedio" on each line

It sounds like your Apache configuration is faulty. You will need to fix your Apache configuration so that it starts logging correctly. "combinedio" is a logging format powered by mod_logio. See on ...
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What does it mean if URLs in a 404 log end with /& or /m& instead of the file extension?

My 404 log... You probably mean the error log. In an apache server, errors are recorded in the error_log file. ... shows many URLs ending with /& or /m& instead of the file extension. They ...
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New line characters stopped getting written to PHP app's log file after switching FTP clients

The problem coincided with changing FTP clients (from FileZilla to "CoffeeCup Free FTP") and was possibly the result of EOL conversion during an ASCII FTP file transfer. Or even transferring in "...
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How to detect the server has logged out the user from the client side?

The solution I decided to go for: Client: On redirection detection (3xx HTTP response) the client is sending a request to the server to check specifically if the user is connected or no (the ...
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How can I log a user's actual IP address instead of CloudFlare's?

on a shared hosting server Unfortunately, this is not possible on a shared server, since you won't have access to the server config. To install mod_remoteip (or mod_clouldflare) and/or to change the ...
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Malicious & nonbeneficial IP address blocks (subnets) for AdWords blocking

AdWords already does not count visits from the Googlebot or other known search engine crawlers, it is intelligent enough to recognise these as invalid clicks. As for blocking IP addresses or address ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Apache logs: "::1 ... "OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0" 200 -

Check your servers /etc/hosts file. You probably have the entry for 'localhost' set to '::1' which is IPV6 format. Change it to '127.0.0.1' (IPV4) and this log message will go away.
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