Log Analysis software for IIS

This is one of the more popular questions in the newsgroups.  What tool do I use to analyze my log files? Here is a list that I seem to see posted all over.  I didn’t add all the commercial products, just the ones I’ve had a decent experience with.  If you have experience with another tool, let us know.  The more information posted, this will help those looking for this information.

Log parser – Free tool from Microsoft.  This is my favorite command line tool!

AWStats – Free and open source tool that is popular.

Analog – Free

Smarterstats – free for one domain (written in .NET)

IIS Logging pack for SSRS 2000 – Add-on to SQL Server reporting services.

Urchin – Google product

Sawmill – has various builds

Webtrends – $$$ – powerful.



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