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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for xferlog (opensolaris section 4)

xferlog(4)				   File Formats 			       xferlog(4)

NAME
       xferlog - FTP Server transfer log file

SYNOPSIS
       /var/log/xferlog

DESCRIPTION
       The  xferlog  file contains transfer logging information from the FTP Server, in.ftpd(1M).
       You can use the logfile capability to change the location of  the  log  file.  See  ftpac-
       cess(4).

       By  default,  each  server  entry  is composed of a single line of the following form. All
       fields are separated by spaces.

	 current-time  transfer-time	remote-host  bytes-transferred	\
		 filename
	 transfer-type	special-action-flag  direction access-mode  username
	 service-name  authentication-method  authenticated-user-id \
		  completion-status

       The xferlog format capability can be used to customize the transfer log file format  used.
       In  addition  to those in the default format, it also supports chroot-filename, file-size,
       and restart-offset fields. See ftpaccess(4).

       The fields are defined as follows:

       current-time		The current local time in the form  DDD  MMM  dd  hh:mm:ss  YYYY,
				where:

				DDD	Is the day of the week

				MMM	Is the month

				dd	Is the day of the month

				hh	Is the hour

				mm	Is the minutes

				ss	Is the seconds

				YYYY	Is the year

       transfer-time		The total time in seconds for the transfer

       remote-host		The remote host name

       bytes-transferred	The number of bytes transferred

       filename 		The absolute pathname of the transferred file

       transfer-type		A single character indicating the type of transfer:

				a    Indicates an ascii transfer

				b    Indicates a binary transfer

       special-action-flag	One  or  more  single  character  flags that indicate any special
				action taken. The special-action-flag can have one of more of the
				following values:

				C		File was compressed

				U		File was uncompressed

				T		File was archived, for example, by using tar(1)

				_ (underbar)	No action was taken.

       direction		The direction of the transfer. direction can have one of the fol-
				lowing values:

				o    Outgoing

				i    Incoming

       access-mode		The method by which the user is logged in. access-mode	can  have
				one of the following values:

				a    For an anonymous user.

				g    For  a  passworded  guest	user.  See the description of the
				     guestgroup capability in ftpaccess(4).

				r    For a real, locally authenticated user

       username 		The local username, or if anonymous, the ID string given

       service-name		The name of the service invoked, usually ftp

       authentication-method	The method of authentication used. authentication-method can have
				one of the following values:

				0    None

				1    RFC 931 authentication

       authenticated-user-id	The user ID returned by the authentication method. A * is used if
				an authenticated user ID is not available.

       completion-status	A single character indicating the status of the transfer. comple-
				tion-status can have one of the following values:

				c    Indicates complete transfer

				i    Indicates incomplete transfer

       chroot-filename		The  pathname  of  the	transferred  file  relative to the chroot
				point. This will differ from the filename field for anonymous and
				guest users.

       file-size		The size, in bytes, of the file on the server.

       restart-offset		The offset, in bytes, at which the file transfer was restarted (0
				when no restart offset was specified).

FILES
       /var/log/xferlog

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWftpr			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface Stability	     |External			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       tar(1), in.ftpd(1M), ftpaccess(4), ftpconversions(4), attributes(5)

       StJohns, Mike. RFC 931, Authentication Server. Network Working Group. January 1985.

SunOS 5.11				   25 Apr 2003				       xferlog(4)


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