ACCTON(8) System Manager's Manual ACCTON(8)
accton - turns process accounting on or off
accton [OPTION] on|off|filename accton [ -V | --version ] [ -h | --help ]
accton filename turns on process accounting.
-V, --version Print the version number of ac to standard output and quit. -h, --help Prints the usage string and default locations of system files to standard output and exits. on Turns on process accounting using the default accounting file name. off Turns off process accounting.
acct The system wide process accounting file. See acct(5) (or pacct(5)) for further details.
The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The man page was adapted from the accounting texinfo page by Susan Kleinmann <email@example.com>.
This page is part of the psacct (process accounting utilities) project. Information about the project can be found at ⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/acct/⟩. If you have a bug report for this manual page, see ⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/acct/⟩. This page was obtained from the tarball acct-6.6.4.tar.gz fetched from ⟨http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/acct/⟩ on 2021-06-20. If you discover any rendering problems in this HTML version of the page, or you believe there is a better or more up-to-date source for the page, or you have corrections or improvements to the information in this COLOPHON (which is not part of the original manual page), send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org 2008 November 24 ACCTON(8)
Pages that refer to this page: acct(5), dump-acct(8), dump-utmp(8)