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sorry for being a noob, i am trying to find which user accessed the server at what time and there ip address at first i used who command but the output didn't contain the ip address then i used the last command which provided me with the ip of the users but when i searched i searched and found that... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: hercules_1010
In our operating procedures, if a workstation has a space problem in the /var filesystem, one of the most frequent case we were told is the size of the /var/adm/wtmp file.
Someone once told me it is dangerous to do this. Is it ?
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I have AIX5.1
I have been trying to learn how to truncate the /var/adm/wtmp file.
I have seen several things on google actually but don't quite understand. I also searched your forums but couldn't find it.
one says this ">/var/adm/wtmp
Is that all I do?
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Anyone have any idea on how to display the fields for each record stored in the wtmp file using C? Am I correct in thinking that the info stored in wtmp is in binary and that utmpx will be of some help? Being a beginner, I can come up with bits and pieces of what I might need in order to do the... (1 Reply)
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Hi, is it ok if i delete wtmp on HPUX 11 under /var/adm
It is filling up that filesystem
Cheers (2 Replies)
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Here's a usefull perl script to trim the wtmp file,
in case it got too big, which happens sometimes, or got curropted (which also happens often).
You could learn from here how to parse the wtmp file...
but of course for just reading its content always simply use "last" like Neo said....
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Discussion started by: me2unix
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I would loke to read the WTMP file. This is a binary file in the /var/logs directory. Is there any utility which will convert this binary file to ASCII format? (1 Reply)
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