Operations reports allow you to query offline analytics data of accelerated domain names in specified time periods. You can learn about the states of accelerated domain names and your business by analyzing the data.

Prerequisites

A domain name is added to Alibaba Cloud CDN. If no domain name is added to Alibaba Cloud CDN, add one. For more information, see Add a domain name to Alibaba Cloud CDN.

Features

An operations report contains the following parameters: PV/UV, Regions and ISPs, Domain Names, Popular Referer Headers, Popular URLs, Popular Back-to-origin URLs, and Top Client IPs. You must customize an operations report before you can create a tracking task. After a tracking task is created, an operations report is sent to your email address. You can analyze the operations report to learn about the states of accelerated domain names.
Parameter Description
PV/UV Allows you to query page views (PV) and unique visitors (UV) of accelerated domain names by time.
Regions and ISPs Displays the visit distribution by region and Internet service provider (ISP). You can select regions that are inside or outside mainland China. You can specify a time period to query the information.
Domain Names Displays the rank, traffic, traffic proportion, peak bandwidth, peak time, and visits of each accelerated domain name.
Popular Referer Headers Displays the traffic, traffic proportion, visits, and visit proportion of popular referer headers.
Popular URL Displays popular URLs based on specified query conditions. Queries by HTTP status code are supported.
Popular Back-to-origin URLs Displays popular back-to-origin URLs based on specified query conditions. Queries by HTTP status code are supported.
Top Client IPs Displays top client IP addresses based on specified query conditions. Ranking by traffic or number of requests is supported.

Customize an operations report template

Before you use the operations report feature, you must customize it. The log data may not be up-to-date. Therefore, an operations report that is customized today is typically generated the next day. For example, if you customize an operations report on February 20, 2021, the operations report is generated on February 21, 2021.
Note
  • After you set the following parameters, you can query relevant information in the console. Alternatively, you can create a tracking task. After a tracking task is created, operations reports are sent to the specified email address.
    • Popular URLs by Request
    • Popular Referer by Request
    • Popular Back-to-origin URLs by Traffic
    • Top Client IPs by Request
    • Popular Domain Names by Traffic
    • PV/UV
    • Visit Distribution by Region
    • Distribution of ISPs
  • By default, other parameters are not displayed in the console. You can query relevant information by creating a tracking task. After a tracking task is created, operations reports are sent to the specified email address.
  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud CDN console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click choose Logs > Operations Reports.
  3. On the Operations Reports tab, click Customize Operations Report.
  4. In the Customize Operations Report dialog box, set the following parameters.
    Customize an operations report
    Parameter Description
    Domain Names Select one or more accelerated domain names for the operations report.
    Report Contents Select one or more report contents for the operations report.
  5. Click OK and the system prompts that The custom operations report is created.

Create a tracking task

You must customize a report for a tracking task before report data can be generated. If you create a tracking task as a RAM user, make sure that the operations report is customized. After the tracking task is created, an operations report is sent to your email address.
Note
  • The operations report feature is in the trial run stage. An Alibaba Cloud account or a RAM user supports at most five tracking tasks.
  • The log date may not be up-to-date. Therefore, it may take a long period of time to generate the data. The system sends an operations report only when all required data is retrieved.
  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud CDN console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click choose Logs > Operations Reports.
  3. On the Operations Reports page, click the Tracking Tasks tab.
  4. Click Create Task and set the following parameters.
    Create a tracking task
    Parameter Description
    Task Name Enter a name for the tracking task.
    Report Type Select a type. You can select only one of the following options: Daily Report, Weekly Report, and Monthly Report.
    • Daily Report: After the log data of the previous day is collected, the system sends the operations report to the specified email address.
    • Weekly Report: After the log data of the previous calendar week is collected, the system sends the operations report to your email address.
    • Monthly Report: After the log data of the previous calendar month is collected, the system sends the operations report to your email address.
    Email Address Enter an email address to receive the operations report. You can enter multiple email addresses. Separate them with commas (,).
    Domain Names Select accelerated domain names for the operations report.
    Report Content Select report contents for the operations report.

Report IDs and metrics

The following table lists the report IDs and metrics.
Report ID Metric Name Calculation method
1 TopUrlByAcc Popular URLs by Request Sorted by the number of URLs.
3 TopUrlByTraf Popular URLs by Traffic

Sorted by network traffic. An increase of traffic increases the coefficient of the TCP packet header. For more information, see Why is the actual billed network traffic different from the network traffic reported by the logging feature?.

5 TopReferByAcc Popular Referer by Request Sorted by the number of visits.
7 TopReferByTraf Popular Referer by Traffic

Sorted by network traffic. An increase of traffic increases the coefficient of the TCP packet header. For more information, see Why is the actual billed network traffic different from the network traffic reported by the logging feature?.

9 OriginTopUrlByAcc Popular Back-to-origin URLs by Request Sorted by number of URLs.
11 OriginTopUrlByTraf Popular Back-to-origin URLs by Traffic

Sorted by network traffic. An increase of traffic increases the coefficient of the TCP packet header. For more information, see Why is the actual billed network traffic different from the network traffic reported by the logging feature?.

13 TopIpByAcc Top Client IPs by Request Sorted by the number of visits initiated by client IP addresses.
15 TopIpByTraf Top Client IPs by Traffic

Sorted by network traffic. An increase of traffic increases the coefficient of the TCP packet header. For more information, see Why is the actual billed network traffic different from the network traffic reported by the logging feature?.

17 DomainByTraf Popular Domain Names by Traffic Sorted by network traffic of domain names.
19 DomainPvUv PV/UV
  • PV: Sort by daily visits.
  • UV: Sort by visits initiated by independent IP addresses. Each IP address is counted only once.
21 AreaTrafStat Visit Distribution by Region Collects statistics about the distribution of visits to a specific domain name within a region.
23 IspTrafStat Distribution of ISPs Collects statistics about ISPs that the clients use.