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dump-utmp - print an utmp file in human-readable format.

DUMP-UTMP(8) GNU Accounting Utilities DUMP-UTMP(8)

NAME

dump-utmp - print an utmp file in human-readable format.
 

SYNOPSIS

dump-acct [-r|--reverse] [-R|--raw] [-n|--num recs] [-h|--help] [ files]
 

DESCRIPTION

dump-acct filename prints a list of all logins. This list is usually written in /var/log/wtmp.
All fields are separated by vertical line. Fields are: user name, tty, type, id, pid, hostaddr, host, time.
 

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Prints the usage string and default locations of system files to standard output and exits.
-n, --num recs
Number of lines to print.
-r, --reverse
Start printing from last records.
-R, --raw
Print raw records, not human-readable.
 

FILES

wtmp
The system wide login record file. See wtmp(5) for further details.
 

SEE ALSO

login(1), wtmp(5), init(8), sa(8).
 

AUTHOR

The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg <noel@gnu.ai.mit.edu>.
This manual page was written by Ognyan Kulev <ogi@fmi.uni-sofia.bg> and updated by Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
2006-04-22 6.4pre1