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Old December 5th, 2003, 03:39 AM
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Does anyone know if you can log user entries to a site through IIS?? Im using Session variables for each user, if that helps..I need to know when a new user enters my site..If anyone has seen Apache Tomcat's log, thats exactly what Im looking for

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IIS keeps logs of visits. You just need to set it to do that. However it logs these using IP addresses unless you have a login method. To activate this, open IIS and right click on Default Website. On the main page after opening that you will see an option called Enable Logging, you can edit the properties of how to log that. I personally use the W3c Extended log format.
 
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Hi there,

Take a look at this article: http://imar.spaanjaars.com/QuickDocID.aspx?QUICKDOC=161

It shows you how to create hit counter using ASP. Whenever a new user starts a new session, a counter in Application state is incremented. You can expand this example by writing out cookie that prevents the same user from being counted twice, if required.

Two other articles (mentioned in the one above), give some ideas on how to use text files or database to store the counters.

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Some changes in the global.asa have to be done as well but it's a good way to go about it.





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