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Re: [SLE] Where are logins recorded?
  • From: Andrew Brown <seatrout@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2004 15:02:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <4da3dd204090507026e4eeba7@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 05 Sep 2004 05:35:17 -0400, Ken Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
>
> last would be the command. If, as root, you
>
> touch /var/log/btmp you can also run lastb to check for failed login
> attempts.
>
> wtmp and btmp are binary files that cannot be edited.

Thanks. Very helpful and ultimately reassuring


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