rwho - who's logged in on local machines
rwho [ -a ]
The rwho service daemon, rwhod(8C) must be enabled for this command to
return useful results. Refer to finger(1), rup(1C) and rusers(1C) for
This command is available with the Networking software installation
option. Refer to for information on how to install optional software.
The rwho command produces output similar to who(1), but for all
machines on your network. If no report has been received from a
machine for 5 minutes, rwho assumes the machine is down, and does not
report users last known to be logged into that machine.
If a user has not typed to the system for a minute or more, rwho
reports this idle time. If a user has not typed to the system for an
hour or more, the user is omitted from the output of rwho unless the -a
flag is given.
-a Report all users whether or not they have typed to the system in
the past hour.
information about other machines
finger(1), rup(1C), ruptime(1C), rusers(1C), who(1), rwhod(8C)
Does not work through gateways.
This is unwieldy when the number of machines on the local net is large.
17 December 1987 RWHO(1C)