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How to give a user access to generate their own Awstats

Sometimes you will find issues where we’re constantly having to regenerate the logs due to server load issues, log file size, or other factors. Or, the customer may actually request this access. We can enable a particular user to update his Awstats through an update link on the top of his Awstats window. Follow the steps given below in order to display the update link on the Awstats window:

cd /home/user/tmp/awstats
vi awstats.domain.conf
search for AllowToUpdateStatsFromBrowser and enable it
AllowToUpdateStatsFromBrowser=1

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