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How To Install, Secure, And Automate AWStats (CentOS/RHEL)

Jul 27, 2011, 21:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"AWStats is a free and very powerful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically. It can analyze log files from all major server tools and convert them into nice graphical display. There are a lot of articles out there for AWStats, the reason I decided to write this one was to consolidate all the different tips and tricks I've learned through my journey into one comprehensive article associating the fantastic efforts of so many out there. There are a few methods of installing AWStats, this article will describe the simpler method of the two utilizing YUM.

"This article assumes that you have root/sudo access to achieve all the goals required for a functional setup. This article also assumes you have SELinux set to permissive or disabled and that IPTables configuration is either disabled or customized for AWStats. Let's begin."

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