use Fabric & GoAccess to generate website access report


I want to know the daily website(apache2/nginx etc.) access report,like some charts include the page view(PV) , IPs.

Part 1: install fabric and goaccess

  1. $ pip install fabric
  2. $ apt-get install goaccess (installation in other platform see

Part 2: write down the code

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
from fabric import Connection
import time
import os

# the host connection infomation , fill you infomation in []
c = Connection(
    host="[you host]",
       # key_filename": "[user private file]",
        "password": "[user_password]",
# get the start time
current_time = time.time()
date_str = time.strftime('%Y_%m_%d',time.localtime(current_time))

# download the nginx log (access.1.log means yesterday`s access log)
c.get('/var/log/nginx/access.1.log'.format(date_str) , './access.{}.log'.format(date_str))

# run the goaccess and generate the report in html format
os.system("goaccess ./access.{}.log -o report.{}.html".format(date_str,date_str))

Finally you will see you daily report like the image below


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