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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.
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; Analog
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== sysmain.sdb ==
: http://www.analog.cx/
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System compatibility database.
: Claims to be 'the most popular logfile analyser in the world'
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; Webalizer
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== RecentFileCache.bcf ==
: http://www.mrunix.net/webalizer/
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In Windows 7 the RecentFileCache.bcf file is stored in:
: "A fast, free web server log file analysis program"
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C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\
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; phpmyVisites
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== Amcache.hve ==
: http://www.phpmyvisites.us/
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The Amcache.hve file is a [[Windows NT Registry File (REGF)]].
: 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)
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; AWStats
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In Windows 8 the Amcache.hve file is stored in:
: http://awstats.sourceforge.net/
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: "Free powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically."
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C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\
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; JasperReports
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== AppCompatCache ==
; http://jasperforge.org/sf/projects/jasperreports
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In Windows 2000 and XP:
: Java reporting tool.
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Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\AppCompatibility
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</pre>
  
; Open Web Analytics
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In Windows 2003 and later:
: http://wiki.openwebanalytics.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
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: "an open source web analytics framework written in PHP"
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Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\AppCompatCache
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; Breadboard BI Web Analytics
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== External Links ==
: http://sourceforge.net/projects/web-analytics/
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* [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd837644(v=ws.10).aspx Technet: Understanding Shims], by [[Microsoft]]
: "uses open source tools to collect and distribute web analytics data."
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* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb432182(v=vs.85).aspx MSDN: Application Compatibility Database], by [[Microsoft]]
 
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* [http://www.alex-ionescu.com/?p=39 Secrets of the Application Compatilibity Database (SDB) – Part 1], by [[Alex Ionescu]], May 20, 2007
[[Category:Tools]]
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* [http://www.alex-ionescu.com/?p=40 Secrets of the Application Compatilibity Database (SDB) – Part 2], by [[Alex Ionescu]], May 21, 2007
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* [http://www.alex-ionescu.com/?p=41 Secrets of the Application Compatilibity Database (SDB) – Part 3], by [[Alex Ionescu]], May 26, 2007
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* [http://recxltd.blogspot.com/2012/04/windows-appcompat-research-notes-part-1.html Windows AppCompat Research Notes - Part 1], by Ollie, 28 April 2012
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* [http://recxltd.blogspot.com/2012/05/windows-appcompat-research-notes-part-2.html Windows AppCompat Research Notes - Part 2], by Ollie, 4 May 2012
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* [https://dl.mandiant.com/EE/library/Whitepaper_ShimCacheParser.pdf Leveraging the Application Compatibility Cache in Forensic Investigations], by [[Andrew Davis]], May 4, 2012
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* [http://journeyintoir.blogspot.ch/2013/12/revealing-recentfilecachebcf-file.html Revealing the RecentFileCache.bcf File], by [[Corey Harrell]], December 2, 2013
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* [http://journeyintoir.blogspot.ch/2013/12/revealing-program-compatibility.html Revealing Program Compatibility Assistant HKCU AppCompatFlags Registry Keys], by [[Corey Harrell]], December 17, 2013
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* [http://journeyintoir.blogspot.ch/2014/04/triaging-with-recentfilecachebcf-file.html Triaging with the RecentFileCache.bcf File], by [[Corey Harrell]], April 21, 2014

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sysmain.sdb

System compatibility database.

RecentFileCache.bcf

In Windows 7 the RecentFileCache.bcf file is stored in:

C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\

Amcache.hve

The Amcache.hve file is a Windows NT Registry File (REGF).

In Windows 8 the Amcache.hve file is stored in:

C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\

AppCompatCache

In Windows 2000 and XP:

Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\AppCompatibility

In Windows 2003 and later:

Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\AppCompatCache

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