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File Formats                                           xferlog(4)



NAME
     xferlog - FTP Server transfer log file

SYNOPSIS
     /var/log/xferlog

DESCRIPTION
     The xferlog file contains transfer logging information  from
     the  FTP  Server, in.ftpd(1M). You can use the logfile capa-
     bility to change the location of the log  file.  See  ftpac-
     cess(4).

     Each server entry is composed of a single line of  the  fol-
     lowing form. All fields are separated by spaces.

     current-time  transfer-time    remote-host  file-size  filename
     transfer-type  special-action-flag  direction access-mode  username
     service-name  authentication-method  authenticated-user-id completion-status

     The fields are defined as follows:

     current-time
           The current local time in the form DDD MMM dd hh:mm:ss
           YYYY, where:

           DDD   Is the day of the week

           MMM   Is the  month

           dd    Is the day of the month

           hh    Is the  hour

           mm    Is  the  minutes

           ss    Is  the  seconds

           YYYY  Is  the  year


     transfer-time
           The total time in  seconds for the transfer

     remote-host
           The remote host name

     file-size
           The number of bytes transferred

     filename
           The name of the transferred file




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File Formats                                           xferlog(4)



     transfer-type
           A single character indicating the type of transfer:

           a     Indicates an ascii transfer

           b     Indicates a binary transfer


     special-action-flag
           One or more single character flags that  indicate  any
           special action taken. The special-action-flag can have
           one of more of the following values:

           C     File was compressed

           U     File was uncompressed

           T     File was archived, for example, by using tar(1)

           _ (underbar)
                 No action was taken.


     direction
           The direction of the transfer. direction can have  one
           of the following values:

           o     Outgoing

           i     Incoming


     access-mode
           The method by which the user is logged in. access-mode
           can have one of the following values:

           a     For an anonymous user.

           g     For a passworded guest user.  See  the  descrip-
                 tion  of  the  guestgroup  capability  in ftpac-
                 cess(4).

           r     For a real, locally authenticated user


     username
           The local username, or if  anonymous,  the  ID  string
           given

     service-name
           The name of the service invoked, usually ftp




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File Formats                                           xferlog(4)



     authentication-method
           The method  of  authentication  used.  authentication-
           method can have one of the following values:

           0     None

           1     RFC 931 authentication


     authenticated-user-id
           The user ID returned by the authentication method. A *
           is used if an authenticated user ID is not available.

     completion-status
           A  single  character  indicating  the  status  of  the
           transfer.  completion-status  can have one of the fol-
           lowing values:

           c     Indicates complete transfer

           i     Indicates incomplete transfer


FILES
     /var/log/xferlog

ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5)  for descriptions of the following  attri-
     butes:

     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWftpr                    |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     tar(1), in.ftpd(1M), ftpaccess(4), ftpconversions(4), attri-
     butes(5)

     StJohns, Mike. RFC 931, Authentication Server. Network Work-
     ing Group. January 1985.












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