[SunHELP] last command not working
mohd.yazid at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 02:16:37 CST 2004
I don't understand why you did a
1. cat /dev/null wtmpx (last still works showing login data). If you
want to empty out wtmpx do a "cat /dev/null > wtmpx".
Have you check if /var 100% utilized?
On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 00:42:54 -0400, Lund, Dennis <dennis.lund at sciatl.com> wrote:
> We have and issue were the "last" command is NOT displaying accurate data.
> The command only displays login data from May 2004.
> The wtmpx file is updating when a using logs into the server, but May 31st
> is that login displayed.
> wallacc pts/14 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mon May 31 15:20 - 15:29 (00:08)
> perryc pts/14 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mon May 31 11:37 - 11:43 (00:06)
> perryc pts/14 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mon May 31 08:58 - 10:57 (01:58)
> I have run a few tests on another system:
> 1. cat /dev/null wtmpx (last still works showing login data)
> 2. cat /dev/null utmpx (last still works)
> 3. cat /dev/null lastlog (last still works)
> Any ideas as to how we fix this? The server has been rebooted.
> Thank you
> Dennis Lund
> dennis.lund at sciatl.com
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