[K12OSN] Tracking usage

Christopher K. Johnson ckjohnson at gwi.net
Wed May 5 19:36:58 UTC 2004

Roger wrote:

>I would like to be able to track usage for our LTSP.  I was thinking along 
>the lines of a .login/.logout script that would toggle a database with 
>$USERNAME,$HOSTNAME, start-time,stop-time.
As root the command 'last' shows login times and durations from 
/var/log/wtmp or file specified with -f so you could use it on rotated 
log files (e.g. last -f /var/log/wtmp.1).

See 'man last' for more info.

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