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Hostname(s) field in Profile Config

The Hostname(s) field in the Setting tab of profile config is used to determine a few things:

  • For SID, USR, IPUA, and IP tracking methods: differentiate between internal and external referrals
  • For all tracking methods: identify external domains for the Stolen Bandwidth reports

We recommend using a regular expression (regex) to populate this field

EXAMPLE 1:  if your website is:

www.example.com

 

You would use a regular expression like this in the Hostname(s) field:

^www\.example\.com$

 

EXAMPLE 2: if your logs contain multiple subdomains, like:

www.example.com and store.example.com and blog.example.com

 

And you want to combine them into a single profile, you can use regex to match the last part of the domain, like this:

example\.com$

 

You can also use a more complicated regex statement, like this:

^(www|store|blog)\.example\.com$
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