CowAxess - GoAccess for Windows

CowAxess is a GoAccess implementation for Windows systems. It is a packaging of GoAccess, Cygwin and many other related tools to make it a complete and ready-to-use solution for real-time web log analysis.

GoAccess is an open source real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal or through your browser. It provides fast and valuable HTTP statistics for system administrators. Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows. It consists of a DLL (Cygwin1.dll), which emulates substantial Linux API functionality, and a collection of tools.

 Installation

Supported platforms: Vista/2008(R2)/7/8/2012(R2)/2016/10/2019

CowAxess comes as a zip archive containing a Nullsoft Installer package. Unzip downloaded file and run CowAxess_x.x.x_Installer.exe :

  1. Click Next at Welcome-page
  2. View license agreement.
  3. Specify an installation location.
  4. Installation starts. By clicking 'Details' button, you can get more detailed information about installation.

You're DONE! CowAxess is installed on your machine.

 

Usage

A Bash terminal environment can be started via the cowaxess shortcut in the root of the installation directory.

GoAccess Get Started page is a nice starter. In short:

Terminal output goaccess access.log -c
Static HTML output goaccess access.log -o report.html --log-format=COMBINED
Real-time HTML output goaccess access.log -o /var/www/html/report.html --log-format=COMBINED --real-time-html

 

GoAccess is very powerful and flexible. Check man page, Github or  FAQs for more information.

 This package contains components with following terms of licensing:

 

Component Version Licensing
GoAccess 1.3 GoAccess license (MIT)
Cygwin and GNU tools 2.11.1 CYGWIN license (GPL) Source code for Cygwin and GNU Tools are available here.
CowAxess

1.0.0

CowAxess license (Simplified BSD)