enable/disable system accounting
With an argument naming an existing file,
accton causes system accounting information for every
process executed to be placed at the end of the file. If no argument is given,
accounting is turned off.
accton is usually started at boot time,
and can be enabled by setting the following in
See rc(8) and
rc.conf(8) for more information on the
boot process and enabling daemons.
Log rotation of the default accounting file,
/var/account/acct, is performed by the
daily(8) maintenance script.
- default accounting file
accton command has existed nearly forever, but this
man page is new.