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acctprc(8)						      System Manager's Manual							acctprc(8)

NAME
acctprc1, acctprc2, accton - Perform process-accounting procedures SYNOPSIS
acctprc1 [InFile] acctprc2 accton [OutFile] DESCRIPTION
The three acctprc commands, acctprc1, acctprc2, and accton, are used in the runacct shell procedure to produce process-accounting reports. acctprc1 [InFile] The acctprc1 command is used to read records from standard input that are in a format defined by the acct structure in the /usr/include/sys/acct.h header file. This process adds the login names that correspond to user IDs, and then writes corresponding ASCII records to standard output. For each process, the record format includes the following seven unheaded columns: The user ID column includes both traditional and assigned user identification numbers listed in the /etc/passwd file. The login name is the one used for the user ID in the /etc/passwd file. The number of seconds the process consumed when executed during prime-time hours. Prime-time and nonprime-time hours are defined in the /usr/sbin/acct/holidays file. The number of seconds the process consumed when executed during nonprime-time hours. Total number of characters transferred. Total number of blocks read and written. Mean memory size (in kilobyte units). When specified, InFile contains a list of login sessions in a format defined by the utmp structure in the /usr/include/utmp.h header file. The login session records are sorted according to user ID and login name. When InFile is not specified, acctprc1 gets login names from the password file /etc/passwd. The information in InFile is used to distinguish different login names that share the same user ID. acctprc2 The acctprc2 command reads, from standard input, the records written by acctprc1, summarizes them according to user ID and name, and writes sorted summaries to standard output as total accounting records in the tacct format (see the acctmerg command). accton [OutFile] When no parameters are specified with the accton command, account processing is turned off. When you specify an existing OutFile file, process accounting is turned on, and the kernel adds records to that file. You must specify an Outfile to start process accounting. Many shell script procedures expect the file name /var/adm/pacct, the standard process-accounting file. EXAMPLES
To add a user name to each process-accounting record in a binary file and then write these modified binary-file records to an ASCII file named out.file, enter the following line to an accounting shell script: /usr/sbin/acct/acctprc1 < /var/adm/pacct >out.file A user name is added to each record. The raw data in the pacct file is converted to ASCII and added to file out.file. To produce a total binary accounting record of the ASCII output file out.file produced in example 1, enter the following line to an accounting shell script: /usr/sbin/acct/acctprc2 < out.file > /var/adm/acct/nite/daytacct The resulting binary total accounting file, written in the acct format, contains records sorted by user ID. This sorted user ID file, is usually merged with other total accounting records when an acctmerg command is processed to produce a daily summary accounting record called /var/adm/acct/sum/daytacct. To turn on process accounting, enter: /usr/sbin/acct/accton /var/adm/pacct To turn off process accounting, enter: /usr/sbin/acct/accton FILES
Specifies the command path. Specifies the command path. Specifies the command path. RELATED INFORMATION
Commands: acct(8), acctcms(8), acctmerg(8), runacct(8) Functions: acct(2) delim off acctprc(8)

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acctprc(1M)						  System Administration Commands					       acctprc(1M)

NAME
acctprc, acctprc1, acctprc2 - process accounting SYNOPSIS
/usr/lib/acct/acctprc /usr/lib/acct/acctprc1 [ctmp] /usr/lib/acct/acctprc2 DESCRIPTION
acctprc reads the standard input and converts it to total accounting records (see the tacct record in acct.h(3HEAD)). acctprc divides CPU time into prime time and non-prime time and determines mean memory size (in memory segment units). acctprc then summarizes the tacct records, according to user IDs, and adds login names corresponding to the user IDs. The summarized records are then written to the standard output. acctprc1 reads input in the form described by acct.h(3HEAD), adds login names corresponding to user IDs, then writes for each process an ASCII line giving user ID, login name, prime CPU time (tics), non-prime CPU time (tics), and mean memory size (in memory segment units). If ctmp is given, it should contain a list of login sessions sorted by user ID and login name. If this file is not supplied, it obtains login names from the password file, just as acctprc does. The information in ctmp helps it distinguish between different login names that share the same user ID. From the standard input, acctprc2 reads records in the form written by acctprc1, summarizes them according to user ID and name, then writes the sorted summaries to the standard output as total accounting records. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Examples of acctprc. The acctprc command is typically used as shown below: example% acctprc < /var/adm/pacct > ptacct The acctprc1 and acctprc2s commands are typically used as shown below: example% acctprc1 ctmp </var/adm/pacct example% acctprc2 > ptacct FILES
/etc/passwd system password file ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWaccu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
acctcom(1), acct(1M), acctcms(1M), acctcon(1M), acctmerg(1M), acctsh(1M), cron(1M), fwtmp(1M), runacct(1M), acct(2), acct.h(3HEAD), utmpx(4), attributes(5) NOTES
Although it is possible for acctprc1 to distinguish among login names that share user IDs for commands run from a command line, it is dif- ficult for acctprc1 to make this distinction for commands invoked in other ways. A command run from cron(1M) is an example of where acct- prc1 might have difficulty. A more precise conversion can be done using the acctwtmp program in acct(1M). acctprc does not distinguish between users with identical user IDs. A memory segment of the mean memory size is a unit of measure for the number of bytes in a logical memory segment on a particular proces- sor. During a single invocation of any given command, the acctprc, acctprc1, and acctprc2 commands can process a maximum of o 6000 distinct sessions o 1000 distinct terminal lines o 2000 distinct login names If at some point the actual number of any one of these items exceeds the maximum, the command will not succeed. SunOS 5.10 15 July 2004 acctprc(1M)

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