The log2json package

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Take an httpd.conf style LogFormat string and parse log files into JSON records.


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Version0.1
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (>=3 && <5), containers, json (==0.3.6), parsec (>=3) [details]
LicenseGPL
Authorharold@hotelling.net
Maintainerharold@hotelling.net
CategoryLogging, JSON, Text, Utils, Tools
Home pagehttps://github.com/haroldl/log2json
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/haroldl/log2json/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/haroldl/log2json.git
Executableslog2json
UploadedFri Nov 2 06:32:40 UTC 2012 by HaroldLee
DistributionsNixOS:0.1
Downloads216 total (12 in last 30 days)
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log2json

The log2json command takes the LogFormat string to use and a list of filenames as command-line arguments. If nothing is supplied, it goes into "demo" mode, prompting you for a LogFormat and a single log record to parse.

log2json '%b' a.log b.log

LogFormat

LogFormat is a Haskell module that makes it trivial to parse access log records.

LogFormat will take the LogFormat configuration from your httpd.conf file and a log file and give you your log records as Maps where the key is the field name.

The Apache httpd configuration files allow you to customize the format of your log file records using the LogFormat directive. For example, if you want every line of your access log to read "Hello Web" you can do that like so:

LogFormat "Hello Web" custom

More often you'll use a value such as

LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b" common

and receive log records like

127.0.0.1 - frank [10/Oct/2000:13:55:36 -0700] "GET /apache_pb.gif HTTP/1.0" 200 2326