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Anyone got experience where wtmp logs get truncated everyday? Though sulog, failedlogin and lastlog seems to be fine.
The server uptime is 18 days running on AIX 5.3. Sorry this seems to be a generic questions but never really encountered before. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: depam
2. Red Hat
Can anybody explain wtmp output fields?
A dir was created at 7:11pm and I wanted to find out who was logged in at that time but as you can see there is no ip address listed when I run utmpdump against the wtmp file.....
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Discussion started by: Duffs22
Is there a difference between the following commands besides consider the file permissions?
cat /dev/null >/var/adm/wtmp
Today I tried the second command and it worked... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: x_adm
I have a problem with the file wtmp that is on /var/adm
This file was not on this directory (adm).
I try creating a new file with the correct rights (644) and owner (adm:adm)
but It doesnt work.
If I type the last command i get this
ora10g ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lo-lp-kl
5. Red Hat
I am using redhat AS 3. Recently, I was asked to implement a security control on the OS: to change ownership of /var/log/wtmp to root:sys and permission to 600. However, when I made the change and reboot the machine, everything was reverted. How come? Please help.
The following is the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: voa2mp3
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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?
I have a seperate question also. I was... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rocker40
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, is it ok if i delete wtmp on HPUX 11 under /var/adm
It is filling up that filesystem
Cheers (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dsharples
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When I type last oracle I get dates from Nov 28, 2000 all the way back to the beginning of time it seems. The 11-28-2000 entry states that Oracle is still logged in, but if you type a who, it shows only 1 entry - the currently logged in user (Me as oracle), but I logged in only minutes ago - and... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cuppjr
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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