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Article ID: 115476, created on Jan 30, 2013, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk for Linux/Unix

Usage instructions

Run the following commands to download, unzip, make executable, and execute the script on your server:

    # wget https://kb.plesk.com/Attachments/kcs-10115/rebuild_awstats.zip
    # unzip rebuild_awstats.zip
    # chmod u+x rebuild_awstats.sh
    # ./rebuild_awstats.sh

If no arguments are supplied, the script will display "Help". See more information on how the script works below.


For each specified domain (or all domains, if the -A option is used), the script will learn the log files' start date. Then, it will remove the AWstats data files for the months covered by the log file and rebuild them with information from the logs. Finally, the script builds static pages with a statistics summary for each month covered by the log files.

Alternatively, if the -F option is used, all data files are removed and new files are generated using the information from the log files.


# ./rebuild_awstats.sh

Rebuild AWstats static pages from available log files.

Usage: ./rebuild_awstats.sh [options] [<domains...>]

        Process all domains. If this option is not specified, then list of
        domains to process must be provided.

        Remove contents of webstat/ and webstat-ssl/ directories before
        rebuilding statistics pages (originals are saved with numeric
        suffix). Statistics will be rebuilt from logs only, only for
        period covered by log files. If this parameter is not used, then
        statistics is recalculated beginning on the month on which log files
        start (if log starts in the middle of the month, then statistics
        for first half of the month will not be present.)

        This message.

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Example output

For each processed domain, the script reports the following:

=== pp11.plesk.ru
Saving: webstat* --> webstat*.9
Logs begin on Oct 27 2012
access_log* (new/old/corrupted): 9/0/0
access_ssl_log* (new/old/corrupted): 71/0/0
Rebuilding static pages: 2012-10 2012-11 2012-12 2013-01 2013-02

As you can see, the original directories are saved with a numeric suffix (the suffix is increased if the destination directory already exists). As a result, it is possible to roll-back to a previous version if required.

NOTE For Ubuntu 14.04 distribution additional step is required before running the script. The following symlink should be created:

# ln -s /usr/lib/plesk-9.0/logresolvemerge /usr/share/doc/awstats/examples/logresolvemerge.pl

Known issues:

#117731 rebuild_awstats.sh script fails with error: "ERROR: failed to merge access_log"

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