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What is the Metrics Editor in cPanel?

Posted by Allura on 26 12 2018.

Introduction

One needs to navigate to (cPanel >> Home >> Metrics >> Metrics Editor) to work on this feature. It allows one to select the metrics programs in order to process one’s log files and provide the traffic analysis for one’s account’s domains.

Select Programs

One’s hosting provider has the task to control the selection of a statistics program in WHM’s Statistics Software Configuration interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Statistics Software Configuration). If it fails to allow the selection of a statistics program, the interface will display a lock icon.

Selection of Metrics

Steps:

  • One needs to select the checkbox for each metrics program that one wishes to use for each domain on one’s account. It can be selected from the following programs:
    • Webalizer
    • Analog Stats
    • AWStats
  • Then click on Save.

Small Introductions to Webalizer, Analog Stats and AWStats

  • Webalizer: One can navigate to (cPanel >> Home >> Metrics >> Webalizer) to work on this feature. This Webalizer interface helps a user in displaying the traffic statistics from the Webalizer statistics program. To know more about Webalizer, one can visit the Webalizer website and get more detailed information. One can the read Webalizer’s Configuration Files documentation so as to view all of the possible configuration options for Webalizer.
  • Analog Stats: One can navigate to (cPanel >> Home >> Metrics >> Analog Stats) to work on this feature. This Analog Stats interface allows one to access data from the Analog traffic statistics software. Analog helps in compiling traffic statistics for one’s domain, and organizes the data by month to make it more easy to manage and interpret. To show additional categories, the software also presents the data for each month in graphs.
  • AWStats: One can navigate to (cPanel >> Home >> Metrics >> Awstats) to work on this feature. This Awstats interface helps in displaying traffic statistics from the Advanced Web Statistics (AWStats) software, compiling information about how users access one’s website.

Conclusion

Users can work on metrics editor as reviewed in the article.