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Apache access log parser
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# Helpful link:
require 'date'
line_count = 0[0]).readlines.each do |line|
line_count += 1
result = /^(\d{1,3}.\d{1,3}.\d{1,3}.\d{1,3}).*\[(.*)\].*(GET|HEAD|POST|PUT|DELETE|TRACE|CONNECT)\s(.*)\"\s(\d+)\s(\d+)(.*)$/.match(line)
if result.nil?
puts "PARSE FAILED [#{line_count}]: #{line}"
ip = result[1]
date = Date.parse(result[2].split(':',2).first)
hour, minute, second = result[2].split(':',2).last.split(' ').first.split(':')
time =, date.month, date.mday, hour, minute, second)
offset_raw = result[2].split(' ').last
offset_char = (offset_raw.include?('-') ? '-' : '+')
offset = offset_raw.gsub(offset_char,'').to_i / 100 * 3600
# Looks wrong but add seconds behind to get GMT or subtract seconds ahead.
time = (offset_char == '-' ? time + offset : time - offset)
method = result[3]
resource = result[4].split(' ').first
protocol = result[4].split(' ').last
status_code = result[5]
size = result[6]
leftover = result[7]
puts "IP: #{ip}\nDate/Time: #{time.strftime("%Y/%m/%d %H:%M:%S GMT")}\nMethod: #{method}\nResource: #{resource}\nProtocol: #{protocol}\nStatus Code: #{status_code}\nSize: #{size}\nLeftover: #{leftover}\n\n"
puts "#{line_count} lines parsed."
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