Reading Apache logs with FME2013

Now and then I check how http://bbox.me/osm is being used for generating workspaces. I normally do this by parsing the log-files that the Webserver Apache produce. They look like this:

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The “.gz” extension shows that they are GNU Zipped (compressed). I used to manually unzip them and then run them through FME Workbench. But FME reads compressed file directly. So just by changing the readers setting to “access*.*” it runs in one flow. And here is the result:

boxSo by a simple Workbench like the below You can easily parse Apache log-files. Pretty cool….

FME

/Ulf MÃ¥nsson

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