rusers - Display a list of users who are logged in to a remote machine
rusers [-ahilu] host...
Give a report for a machine even if no users are logged
Sort alphabetically by host name.
Sort by idle time.
Give a longer listing in the style of
Sort by number of users.
The rusers command displays information about users and processes running on remote machines. The listing is in the order in which responses are received, but this order can be changed by specifying one of the options listed in the OPTIONS section.
By default the rusers command prints the names of the users logged in. When the -l option is given, additional information is printed for each user, as follows:
userid hostname:terminal login date login time idle time login host
are the same value, the
field is not
displayed. Likewise, if
is not idle,
is not displayed. A remote host only
responds if it is running the
daemon, which may
be started from the
daemon or the
Commands: who(1), inetd(8)