The Drupal request log contains a list of requests that Apache has sent to Drupal for processing and display.
For a list of the log files handled by Acquia Cloud, including accessing these log files, log file retention, and their locations, see About Acquia Cloud logging. You can also review information about how to streaming Apache log entries in real time from your browser.
Parsing the log file
The following line is a representative example of the data written into your website's Drupal request log:
[03/Feb/2017:00:14:36 +0000] www.example.com POST /dashboard http_code=302 query=
uid=154496 php_pid=30961 php_time=0.203 queue_wait=0 request_id="v-0000zzzz-e9a5-11e6-98b5-0aeea9eaf9af"
Each of the items in the Drupal request log is noted in the following table, along with its description:
||Date and time of the request|
||Domain name of the request|
||The HTTP method of the request, usually
||The path to the requested resource|
||The HTTP status code returned by this request|
||The querystring, which is the portion of the
||The Drupal user ID initiating the request —
||The PHP process ID (
||Time, in seconds, needed to process this request|
||The number of seconds this request had to wait for a PHP process to become available to handle it|
||A unique ID attached to this request by the load balancer, which appears in several Acquia Cloud log files — for more information, see Using HTTP request IDs|