Obtaining user logs! (Task 1)
Out of a lot of options that we had, we opted for OpenCart ( http://www.opencart.com/ ) for our front end e-commerce solution. So the first step was to download and configure open cart over a locally running LAMP server. The steps for setting up the OpenCart site on your Apache server can be found here : ” http://docs.opencart.com/display/opencart/Installation ” .
Apache provides a mod_usertrack ( “http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod_usertrack.html ” ) module for logging the user activity by using cookies and generates a ‘clickstream’ log. An enhanced version of the same module can be found here by the name mod_cookietrack : ” https://github.com/piykumar/modified_mod_cookietrack ” . This module requires apache-dev to be installed and perl. After that you install it using the command ‘sudo ./build.pl’.
NOTE : If you have errors saying that apxs file is not found in /usr/sbin/apxs try to look for it in the folder /usr/bin/apxs and…
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