Default Log File Format

The default format used to record HTTP activity in a raw log file is similar to an extended W3C log. An extended W3C log file is an ASCII text-based format defined by W3C and used as the default log file format by IIS.

The main differences between our default log file format and the extended W3C log format are listed below.

Restoring the Default Log File Format Configuration

If you have customized how HTTP activity is recorded in our log files and would like to restore the default log file format, then you will need to make sure that the Log Format Settings section of the Raw Log Settings page is configured as follows:

Your log file format settings should look like the following illustration: