dump-utmp man page

dump-utmp ā€” print an utmp file in human-readable format.


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


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.


-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.



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

See Also

login(1), wtmp(5), init(8), sa(8).


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).

Referenced By


2006-04-22 6.5.1 GNU Accounting Utilities