How to configure Awstats to Access It without сPanel

It is very simple to set up and configure it so that you can access it without cPanel access

Please view the main steps:

Step 1.

Download awstats from

Step 2.

Uncompress in user’s home folder

Step 3.

Copy the contents of the uncompressed cgi-bin folder to the user cgi-bin directory (this includes, awstats.model.conf, and the lang, lib and plugins sub-directories).
Path for cgi-bin dir of awstats is AwstatsX.X/wwwroot/cgi-bin.

Step 4.

If necessary edit the first (top-most) line of file that is
Change it to the path where your Perl interpreter is already installed. Default value works for most of Unix OS, but it also might be

Step 5.

Move AWStats icon sub-directories and its content into a directory say paublic_html folder ,readable by your web server, for example /home/users/public_html/icons

Step 6.

Copy awstats.model.conf file into a new file named awstats.domain.conf. This new file must be stored in /home/user/public_html/cgi-bin.

Step 7.

Edit this new config file with your own setup :
– Change LogFile value with full path of your web server log file
(The path is:

– Check if LogFormat has the value "1" (it means “NCSA apache combined/ELF/XLF log format”).

– Change DirIcons parameter to reflect relative path of icon directory.

– Edit SiteDomain parameter with the main domain name or the intranet web server name used to reach the web site to analyze (Example:

– Change DirData to use the same Statics file than Cpanel Awstats and do not loose any entry.

Step 8.

Access AwStats by the URL:

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