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sulog(4)                         File Formats                         sulog(4)

       sulog - su command log file


       The   sulog file is a record of all attempts by users on the system  to
       execute the su(1M) command.  Each time  su(1M) is executed, an entry is
       added to the sulog file.

       Each entry in the sulog file is a single line of the form:

              SU date time
              result port user-newuser


       date            The  month  and date su(1M) was executed.  date is dis-
                       played in the form  mm/dd where  mm is the month number
                       and dd is the day number in the month.

       time            The time  su(1M) was executed. time is displayed in the
                       form  HH/MM where  HH is the hour number (24 hour  sys-
                       tem) and  MM is the minute number.

       result          The  result  of  the   su(1M) command.  A ` + ' sign is
                       displayed in this field if the su attempt was  success-
                       ful; otherwise  a ` - ' sign is displayed.

       port            The  name of the terminal device from which  su(1M) was

       user            The user id of the user executing the  su(1M) command.

       newuser         The user id being switched to with  su(1M).

       Example 1: A sample sulog file.

       Here is a sample sulog file:

       SU 02/25 09:29 + console root-sys
       SU 02/25 09:32 + pts/3 user1-root
       SU 03/02 08:03 + pts/5 user1-root
       SU 03/03 08:19 + pts/5 user1-root
       SU 03/09 14:24 - pts/5 guest3-root
       SU 03/09 14:24 - pts/5 guest3-root
       SU 03/14 08:31 + pts/4 user1-root

       /var/adm/sulog          su log file

       /etc/default/su         contains the default location of  sulog


SunOS 5.10                        6 Jun 1994                          sulog(4)