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LAST(1) DragonFly General Commands Manual LAST(1)
last - indicate last logins of users and ttys
last [-n] [-T] [-f file] [-h host] [-H hostsize] [-L linesize]
[-N namesize] [-t tty] [user ...]
last will list the sessions of specified users, ttys, and hosts, in
reverse time order. Each line of output contains the user name, the tty
from which the session was conducted, any hostname, the start and stop
times for the session, and the duration of the session. If the session
is still continuing or was cut short by a crash or shutdown, last will so
-n Limits the report to n lines.
-f file last reads the file file instead of the default,
/var/log/wtmpx. Former /var/log/wtmp format files can be
converted using wtmpcvt(1).
-h host Host names may be names or internet numbers.
Use the provided hostsize as the width to format the host
Use the provided linesize as the width to format the tty
Use the provided namesize as the width to format the login
-t tty Specify the tty. Tty names may be given fully or
abbreviated, for example, "last -t 03" is equivalent to "last
-T Display better time information, including the year and
If multiple arguments are given, the information which applies to any of
the arguments is printed, e.g., "last root -t console" would list all of
"root's" sessions as well as all sessions on the console terminal. If no
users, hostnames or terminals are specified, last prints a record of all
logins and logouts.
The pseudo-user reboot logs in at reboots of the system, thus "last
reboot" will give an indication of mean time between reboot.
If last is interrupted, it indicates to what date the search has
progressed. If interrupted with a quit signal last indicates how far the
search has progressed and then continues.
/var/log/wtmpx default login data base
lastcomm(1), wtmpcvt(1), utmpx(5), ac(8)
last appeared in 3.0BSD.
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