Monitoring user activity with acct package

Posted on 22-11-2017 by Nadir Latif


The acct package provides tools for monitoring user activity. For Centos/Fedora this package is called psacct. For Debian based systems it is called acct

One of the tools provided by the acct package is called sa. It prints a summary of the command executed by users

Another tool called ac lists the total time for which users have been logged in