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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

rwho(1)

Name

rwho - who is logged in on local machines

Synopsis

rwho [-a]

Description

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.

Options

–a

Report all users whether or not they have typed to the system in the past hour.

Files

/var/spool/rwho/whod.*

information about other machines

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
network/legacy-remote-utilities
Interface Stability
Obsolete

See Also

finger(1), ruptime(1), who(1), attributes(7), in.rwhod(8)

Notes

rwho does not work through gateways.

The directory /var/spool/rwho must exist on the host from which rwho is run.

This service takes up progressively more network bandwidth as the number of hosts on the local net increases. For large networks, the cost becomes prohibitive.

The rwho service daemon, in.rwhod(8), must be enabled for this command to return useful results.

This technology may be removed in a future release of Oracle Solaris.