accton man page

accton — turns process accounting on or off

Synopsis

accton
[OPTION] on|off|filename
accton
[ -V | --version ] [ -h | --help ]

Description

accton filename turns on process accounting.

Options

-V, --version
Print the version number of ac to standard output and quit.
-h, --help
Prints the usage string and default locations of system files to standard output and exits.
on
Turns on process accounting using the default accounting file name.
off
Turns off process accounting.

Files

acct
The system wide process accounting file. See acct(5) (or pacct(5)) for further details.

Author

The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg <noel@gnu.ai.mit.edu>. The man page was adapted from the accounting texinfo page by Susan Kleinmann <sgk@sgk.tiac.net>.

See Also

acct(5), ac(1)

Referenced By

acct(5), dump-acct(8).

2008 November 24