Where did your copy come from? There is no package awstats in the CentOS supplied repos so it must've come from a third party repo - yum list reports a copy in EPEL for me but I didn't in... [by TrevorH]
on 06/23/2012 – Made popular on 06/23/2012
It seems that all the suggestions for using/scheduling awstats is via crontab, as such:
0 * * * * /usr/local/awstats/wwwroot/cgi-bin/awstats.pl -config=mysite -update >/dev/null (running awstats hourly).
However, if I check crontab -l, it says crontab is empty for my user.
However, when I check the /etc/cron.hourly, I've got an awstats file with the following: