January 14, 2001

Process accounting with lastcomm and sa

Author: JT Smith

BSDToday details process accounting on the BSD family of Unix operating systems. "One of the tools I used was lastcomm -- the command for showing last commands executed. This article covers the basics of enabling process accounting and shows a few examples of using lastcomm and sa to read and use the accounting data. These tools can help monitor user activity and system usage."


  • Unix
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