represent the total number of requests made to the server during the
given time period.
represent the total number of hits (requests) that actually resulted
in something being sent back to the user. Not all hits will send data. By
looking at the difference between HITS and FILES, you can get a rough
indication of repeat visitors, as the greater the difference between the
two, the more people who are requesting pages they already have cached (have
is the number of unique IP addresses/hostnames that made requests to
the server. Many users can appear to come from a single site, and they can
also appear to come from many ip addresses. This should be used simply as a
rough gauge as to the number of visitors to the server.
occur when some remote site makes a request for a page on the server
for the first time. As long as the same site keeps making requests within a
30-minute period, they will all be considered part of the same Visit. Since
only pages will trigger a visit, remotes sites that link to graphic and
other non- page URLs are not counted in the visit totals, reducing the
number of false visits which may be recorded.
are those URLs that would be considered the actual page being
requested, and not all of the individual items that make it up (such as
graphics and audio clips).
|A KBYTE (KB)
is 1024 bytes (1 Kilobyte), and is used to show the amount of
data that was transfered between the server and the remote machine, based on
the data found in the server log.