ACCOUNTING(1) SMPPPD ACCOUNTING(1)
accounting - calculates statistics about your internet connections
accounting is a simple program to calculate statistics about your internet dial-up connections that are started and stopped by either ifup
and ifdown or by a frontend to smpppd like cinternet , qinternet or kinternet.
These options are recognized by accounting. If a long option shows an argument as mandatory, then it is mandatory for the equivalent short
Only consider the last NUM connections.
Only consider connections started after DATE. DATE is a date with optional time in ISO 8601 format, e.g. `2002-12-24 20:15:00'.
Note that a date without time is treated as if the time is 00:00:00. Hence connections started on the specified date are consid-
Only consider connections started before DATE.
Only consider connections started by user USER.
Only consider connections started this year.
Only consider connections started last year.
Only consider connections started this month.
Only consider connections started last month.
Only consider connections started this week.
Only consider connections started last week.
Only consider connections started today.
Only consider connections started yesterday.
Show summaries on a per year basis.
Show summaries on a per month basis.
Show summaries on a per week basis.
Show summaries on a per day basis.
Only list the connections but do not show provider statistics.
Do not list the connections only show the provider statistics.
The names of the columns to print in the connection list. The names must be separated by a comma. Known column names are time,
type, provider, user, status, duration, rx, tx, rxtx, averx, avetx and averxtx. Each name may be appended by a colon and a number
indicating the width for the column, e.g. provider:25. The value will not be truncated if the width is too small.
The names of the columns to print in the provider list equivalent to the --connection-format option. Known column names are
provider, number, duration, rx, tx, rxtx, aveduration, averx, avetx and averxtx.
Display all dates in local time. Also interpret dates on the command line in local time. This is the default.
--utc Display all dates in UTC. Also interpret dates on the command line in UTC.
Format output for script. Known styles are c and sh.
Use a different file with accounting information.
Report erros in the accounting file.
Show program version and exit.
--help Show help information and exit.
All informations are only obtained through the accounting log. Hence the informations, esp. the data volume, of currently active connec-
tions is not accurate. If you want the know the status of a connection, use ifstatus or a frontend to smpppd like cinternet , qinternet or
The user field is empty for connections started by a remote frontend of smpppd.
Not yet implemented for ISDN (ippp).
File containing accounting information.
kinternet, qinternet, cinternet(1), smpppd(8), smpppd-ifcfg(8).
Arvin Schnell <email@example.com>
SuSE December 2002 ACCOUNTING(1)