IHS (and Apache) has a handy option to create unique IDs for each request. In this post, I share a couple of tips on how to use this ID to correlate requests across logs or servers. For more info on UNIQUE_ID, see the Apache documentation: mod_unique_id .
Matching requests across access logs
Let's say you want to log additional info, such as request and response cookies. This additional data could make the access log too verbose and hard to read, or it could break tools that rely on the existing log format.
By adding the... [Continue Reading]