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!
www.logparser.com


AWStats – Free and open source tool that is popular.
http://awstats.sourceforge.net/


Analog – Free
http://www.analog.cx/


Smarterstats – free for one domain (written in .NET)
http://www.smartertools.com/Products/SmarterStats/Overview.aspx?ref=51


IIS Logging pack for SSRS 2000 – Add-on to SQL Server reporting services.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2805d337-14c7-40e3-820b-e7ee653c68c0


Urchin – Google product
http://www.google.com/analytics/urchin_software.html

Sawmill – has various builds
http://www.sawmill.net/


Webtrends – $$$ – powerful.
http://www.webtrends.com/


Cheers,


Steve

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