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Logs of web server access and errors must be established and maintained.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-2250 WG240 W22 SV-33132r1_rule Medium
A major tool in exploring the web site use, attempted use, unusual conditions, and problems are reported in the access and error logs. In the event of a security incident, these logs can provide the SA and the web manager with valuable information. Without these log files, SAs and web managers are seriously hindered in their efforts to respond appropriately to suspicious or criminal actions targeted at the web site.
APACHE 2.2 Site for Windows Security Implementation Guide 2017-10-02


Check Text ( C-33785r1_chk )
Open a command prompt window.

Navigate to the “bin” directory (in many cases this may be [Drive Letter]:\[directory path]\Apache Software Foundation\Apache2.2\bin>).

Enter the following command and press Enter: httpd –M

This will provide a list of all loaded modules. If the following module is not found this is a finding: log_config_module.
Fix Text (F-29428r1_fix)
Load log_config_module.