Lighttpd is a fast, secure, flexible server used for high-speed environments. By default, lighttpd logs all requests to the server. Sometimes you may want to disable Lighttpd access logs. In this short article, we will learn how to disable lighttpd access log.
How to Disable Lighttpd Access Log
Here are the steps to disable Lighttpd access log.
1. Open lighttpd configuration file
Open Lighttpd configuration file in a text editor.
$ sudo vi /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd. conf
2. Disable Access Logging
Look for the following lines
accesslog.filename = "..." AND accesslog.use-syslog = "enable"
You can remove them or comment them by adding # at its beginning
#accesslog.filename = "..." AND #accesslog.use-syslog = "enable"
When you remove or comment the above lines, Lighttpd will stop access logging for you.
3. Restart Lighttpd Server
Restart Lighttpd server with the following command to apply changes.
$ /etc/init.d/lighttpd restart
That’s it. In this short article, we have learnt how to disable access logging in Lighttpd.
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