[CentOS] Webalizer and GeoIP?

Sun Apr 10 23:15:32 UTC 2011
Lucian <lucian at lastdot.org>

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 12:12 PM, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a small problem with webalizer. I use it to analyze logs of a small web
> server hosting a single site, and the only thing I am interested in from
> webalizer is the piechart diagram it produces about the geographic
> distribution of people visiting the site.
> However, the piechart it produces gives me a very crude information, with 50%
> or so of visitors belonging to "unresolved", some to .net, some to .com and
> some country-specific. For an example, you can take a look at
>  http://sith.ipb.ac.rs/webal/usage_201103.html#TOPCTRYS
> I would like some more fine-grained diagram, at least in the "unresolved" part.
> Am I missing something, or is this really as good as it gets?
> I have the GeoIP and GeoIP-data packages installed, but they don't seem to do
> anything. I looked up the /etc/webalizer.conf file, but there seems to be no
> relevant settings to tweak. I've even read the webalizer man page ;-) , but
> failed to find anything related. Using google produced (among other things)
> this how-to:
>  http://www.lifelinux.com/how-to-install-webalizer-on-centos/
> but that is for CentOS 5.4, it is written by an unknown source and suggests I
> should recompile webalizer and GeoIP from source, which is not the "proper"
> way to do it, I guess.
> This is all on a freshly updated CentOS 5.6. :-) I'd appreciate any pointers.
> TIA, :-)
> Marko
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You should use "awffull" from RPMforge. It's supposed to be compatible
with webalizer and it uses geoip.