Re: Access log - level of detail

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 17:49:10 +0200 wrote:
> Greetings,
> Just a quick query concerning the Access log: I have observed that an URL
> along the lines of "" ends up in the access log
> without the stuff following the query.

Query parameters are removed as a security measure. Many services uses
paramteres to supply passwords and other sensitive information.

> I've looked in the FAQ under Logs and found nothing about this. Is there a
> way to increase the logging level of detail so that parameters in URLs are
> saved in the logs?

It is currently hardwired in the code. Search for calls to
and replace them by urlCanonical. This enables logging of
* Query parameters
* FTP passwords

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sat Sep 12 1998 - 09:32:29 MDT

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