SULOG(4) File Formats and Configurations SULOG(4)


NAME


sulog - su command log file

SYNOPSIS


/var/adm/sulog


DESCRIPTION


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


where

date
The month and date su(1M) was executed. date is displayed 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 system) 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 successful; otherwise a `
- ' sign is displayed.


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


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


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


EXAMPLES


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


FILES


/var/adm/sulog
su log file


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


SEE ALSO


su(1M)


June 6, 1994 SULOG(4)