utmps — user-accounting database
contains user accounting information for all users logged onto the system.
This file will be accessed by
is not running. The following information is stored in the
User login name (up to 256 characters)
Device name (console,
up to 64 characters)
Exit status of a process marked as
The time the entry was made
Internet address of host, if remote (Both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are
Hostname, if remote (up to 256 characters)
This file contains user accounting information only when
is not running. When
is active this file does not contain
up-to-date user accounting information. The use of this file may
be discontinued in future releases.
was developed by Hewlett-Packard Company.