Logfile Analysis

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General Tools

Log Parser 2.2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=890cd06b-abf8-4c25-91b2-f8d975cf8c07&displaylang=en
From Microsoft, claims to parse a variety of log files, including XML and CSV, as well as Windows Event Log, Registry, and Active Directory
http://books.google.nl/books?id=vnIXo-yUT2gC&pg=PA18&dq=logparser+2.2&ei=uNoOSbbfF4PqyATX56TBCA#PPP1,M1
http://www.google.nl/search?hl=nl&q=logparser+2.2&btnG=Zoeken&meta=


Web Logfile Analytics

Web logfile analytics software can process a log file and print a clever report. Normally this software is used by organizations that want to know how their website is doing, but it can also be used for network forensic analysis of logfiles.

Analog
http://www.analog.cx/
Claims to be "the most popular logfile analyser in the world"
Webalizer
http://www.mrunix.net/webalizer/
"A fast, free web server log file analysis program"
phpMyVisites
http://www.phpmyvisites.us/
New "clicks heatmap" shows where people are clicking on your website; depends on JavaScript. (on the other hand, doesn't need access to your logfiles)
AWStats
http://awstats.sourceforge.net/
"Free powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically."
JasperReports
http://jasperforge.org/sf/projects/jasperreports
Java reporting tool.
Open Web Analytics
http://wiki.openwebanalytics.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
"An open source web analytics framework written in PHP."
Breadboard BI Web Analytics
http://sourceforge.net/projects/web-analytics/
"Uses open source tools to collect and distribute web analytics data."

See Also

Apache HTTP Server access log format