Free SumTotal Log Analytics To Improve Your LMS

Feb 28, 2017

Improve the performance monitoring of your SumTotal Learning Management System with Log Analytics.

We offer fast, real time data logging and analysis of learner behavior across your LMS. Measure hits, visitor count and location and bandwidth use, and track application response time and page load times.

Log Analytics features incremental log processing, covering almost every web logging standard and format, including IIS and Apache. A responsive dashboard offers powerful reports to measure fulfilment of business objectives, so System Administrators and Managers can take immediate action to improve results from their SumTotal LMS.

Highlights:

  • Fast, real-time
  • Determine Hits, Visitors, Bandwidth
  • Track Application Response Time
  • Incremental Log Processing
  • Nearly all Log Formats including System Logs, IIS Logs, Apache Logs
  • Not Required to store Log data in Database
  • Responsive Dashboard and Reporting

Log Analytics is a great alternative to Javascript tracking methods, if these methods for measuring your LMS use do not comply with security policies.

Benefits include real-time tracking to measure the effectiveness of news and other custom pages. Critical metrics impacting availability are flagged up for immediate attention. Complete tracking of page load times across geographies is offered, plus many other metrics to deepen understanding of LMS users’ interests and preferences while using the system. Act on analysis presented by Log Analytics to improve your SumTotal LMS and make it more engaging.

Outcomes:

  • Effectiveness of custom news page
  • Critical Metrics like page load times, bandwidth, HTTP errors
  • Gain deeper insight into your environment

Here you can download the sources, pre compiled ‘binaries’ and further additional information about GoAccess.…

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Step by Step Installation on Windows machine:

1. Install cygwin

https://www.cygwin.com/

2. Install cygwin packages

libGeoIP-devel
libncurses-devel
libncursesw10
gcc-core (C)
make
automake
automake wrapper scripts
pkg-config

After installing those, build as follow:
https://goaccess.io/download#installation

Example :

Tomcat Logs

goaccess -f “C:\Jaspersoft\jasperreports-server-6.3.0\apache-tomcat\logs\localhost_access_log.2017-02-06.txt” –log-format=COMMON –real-time-html -o index.html

IIS Logs

goaccess -f “C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles\W3SVC1\u_ex170108.log” –time-format=04:04:04 –date-format=01/01/2017 –log-format=W3C -a -o index.html

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