ruptime - Man Page

show host status of local machines


ruptime[-alrtu] [-n=length]


Ruptime gives a status line like uptime for each machine on the local network; these are formed from packets broadcast by each host on the network once a minute.

Machines for which no status report has been received for 11 minutes are shown as being down.



Users idle an hour or more are not counted unless the -a flag is given.


Sort by load average.


Reverses the sort order.


Sort by uptime.


Sort by number of users.


Specify hostname length in output.

The default listing is sorted by host name.



data files

See Also

rup(1), rwho(1), uptime(1), rwhod(8)


Ruptime appeared in 4.2BSD.

Referenced By

rup(1), rwho(1), rwhod(8).

August 15, 1999