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Old 11-20-2017, 03:13 AM   #1
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regarding last -t command

last -t yyyymmddhhmmss

as per man page, it should show the users login list for particular time & date

but when i enter above command, its showing all logins irrespective of date & time.its not showing on particular date & date

please let me know how to use this command to get the login list for particular time and date.

thanks in advance.
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What distribution are you using?
What VERSION are you using? (possibly the version of 'last' might matter)

Did you read the man page? On MY man page for last it says that the '-t' option gives you the last report AS OF that date and time, not limited to that date and time.

If you want to limit output to the logons for a single user, grep is your friend.
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Old 11-20-2017, 07:10 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by charan1000 View Post
last -t yyyymmddhhmmss

but when i enter above command.

You mean to say you typed "last -t yyyymmddhhmmss" as your command?
Old 11-20-2017, 11:11 AM   #4
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