How to view information about visitors, bandwidth, and resource usage in cPanel
This article describes how to use cPanel to view information about visitors to your web site, as well as bandwidth and resource usage.
Viewing visitor information
To view information about visitors to your web site, follow these steps:
- In the Logs section of the cPanel home screen, click Latest Visitors.
- Click the domain that you want to view.
cPanel displays up to 1000 lines of data about recent visitors to your web site. You can sort the results by clicking a heading. For example, to sort the results by IP address, click IP.
Viewing bandwidth usage
To view information about your web site's bandwidth usage, follow these steps:
- In the Logs section of the cPanel home screen, click Bandwidth.
cPanel displays bandwidth usage for the current month as well as for past months. The bandwidth usage statistics are separated by protocol (HTTP, FTP, POP3, IMAP, and SMTP).
Viewing resource usage
You can view information about your web site's resource usage, including CPU, input/output, process, and memory usage.
This feature is only available on shared and reseller hosting packages. Managed VPS and managed Flex Dedicated Server accounts do not include this feature.
To view resource usage information, follow these steps:
- In the Logs section of the cPanel home screen, click Resource Usage.
It may take a minute or two to generate the resource usage data tables.
- Click Details.
- In the Timeframe list box, select the time period for which you want to view resource usage information.
. cPanel displays resource usage information for your web site in several graphs and a table.
- In the Usage table, you can sort the columns by clicking on a column heading.
You can hover your mouse pointer over a column heading to determine what it represents. For example, a represents average, m represents maximum, and l represents limit.
- Log Programs
By using cPanel’s logging programs, you can monitor your web site, view usage statistics, and more.
- Raw Access Log
Using cPanel’s raw access log functionality, you can configure and download your web site’s raw log files for your own analysis.
- Error Log
By using cPanel’s error log functionality, you can monitor your web site for suspicious activity, broken links, and more.