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Old 03-01-2002
command accton question???

When i excute the command:
# /usr/sbin/acct/accton /var/adm/acct
it prompt error:
#/usr/sbin/acct/accton: file mode not 0664

Who can help me to start process-accounting procedures,Thanks!
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Old 03-01-2002
is this a an accounting process ? I see.. i dont think so its supported in this forum (i think so). But for your refrence you may check this site for some information.
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Old 03-01-2002
It looks like it's complaining about the permissions on the file.
First, make sure the file "/var/adm/acct" exists. If not, create it:
touch /var/adm/acct

This file should be owned by root and have a privledged group (not something like "users" or "staff"), so make sure of that now too.
Now, as root, do:
chmod 0664 /var/adm/acct

See if it gives you that error again..
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