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Cannot get domain.com/awstats to run ...

  • Posted September 3, 2013

Hi,

DO droplet ubuntu

Installed awstats fine but when trying to load the site URL in the browser then the page returns a 404 error. APC control panel loads fine as well as phpmyadmin will load.

http://www.tuxreports.com/awstats/awstats.pl

Followed this guide to install:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AWStats

Is the correct lines to add to the /etc/apache2/sites-available/domain.com file?

Alias /awstatsclasses “/usr/share/awstats/lib/” Alias /awstatsicons/ “/usr/share/awstats/icon/” Alias /awstatscss “/usr/share/doc/awstats/examples/css” ScriptAlias /awstats/ /usr/lib/cgi-bin/ Options ExecCGI -MultiViews +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch

Any ideas?

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It most certainly did help! Can’t believe I overlooked it, but the ownership was indeed my cause :(

Yes. Actually, I changed ownership for the files to www-data and now things work, including setting up the area for requiring a user ID and password (.htpasswd). <br> <br>Hopefully this helps the next person struggling to get awstats working.

Read the error: <br> <br><pre>- Did you create your config file ‘awstats.www.tuxreports.com.conf’ ? <br>If not, you can run “awstats_configure.pl” from command line, or create it manually. </pre> <br>The article you linked above says how to properly create that config file. Did you follow that part?

Redid the sites-available/domain file then restarted the apache2 service. <br> <br>Error: Couldn’t open config file “awstats.www.tuxreports.com.conf” nor “awstats.conf”. Please read the documentation for directories where the configuration file should be located. <br> <br>- Did you use the correct URL ? <br>Example: http://localhost/awstats/awstats.pl?config=mysite <br>Example: http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/awstats.pl?config=mysite <br>- Did you create your config file ‘awstats.www.tuxreports.com.conf’ ? <br>If not, you can run “awstats_configure.pl” from command line, or create it manually. <br> <br>Check config file, permissions and AWStats documentation (in ‘docs’ directory)