aulast - a program similar to last


   aulast [ options ]


   aulast  is  a  program  that prints out a listing of the last logged in
   users similarly to the program last and  lastb.  Aulast  searches  back
   through  the audit logs or the given audit log file and displays a list
   of all users logged in (and out) based on the  range  of  time  in  the
   audit logs. Names of users and tty's can be given, in which case aulast
   will show only those entries matching the arguments.

   The pseudo user reboot logs in each time the system is  rebooted.  Thus
   last  reboot  will  show  a  log  of all reboots since the log file was

   The main difference that a user will notice is that aulast print events
   from oldest to newest, while last prints records from newest to oldest.
   Also, the audit system is not notified  each  time  a  tty  or  pty  is
   allocated,  so  you  may not see quite as many records indicating users
   and their tty's.


   --bad  Report on the bad logins.

          Write raw audit records used to create the displayed report into
          a file aulast.log in the current working directory.

   -ffile Use the file instead of the audit logs for input.

          Print  out  the audit event serial numbers used to determine the
          preceding line of the report. A Serial number of 0  is  a  place
          holder and not an actual event serial number. The serial numbers
          can be used to examine the actual audit records in more  detail.
          Also  an  ausearch  query  is printed that will let you find the
          audit records associated with that session.

          Take audit records from stdin.

   --tty  Limit the report to a specific tty's activity. The names of ttys
          can be abbreviated. For example, 0 is the same as tty0.

          Limit the report to a specific user.


   To see this month's logins
   ausearch --start this-month --raw | aulast --stdin


   last(1), lastb(1), ausearch(8), aureport(8).


   Steve Grubb


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