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#1 anirban


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Posted 09 August 2009 - 11:40 AM

I want to make a network monitoring s/w based on linux commands.
that is say I have a lan where all the computers under different users are working. NOw I want to run some shell scripts that will give me info about the different terminals in the LAN, say which user is logged in , for how much time. What kind of linux commands,shell scripts can I run to get such info. I donot want to use any network monitoring software.I want to write my own program.Pls help.

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#2 anirban

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 09:52 AM

Somebody pls help.

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 10:41 AM

Built-in command:
finger user@host

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 01:39 PM

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