— who is
logged in to machines on local network
-i | -u]
command produces output similar to
, but for the list of hosts
or all machines on the local network. For each host responding to the rusers
query, the hostname with the names of the users currently logged on is printed
on each line. The rusers
command will wait for 30
seconds to catch late responders.
The options are as follows:
- Print all machines responding even if no one is currently
- Sort alphabetically by hostname.
- Sort by idle time in ascending order. Unlike other
implementations, when the -i and
-l flags are mixed the output is sorted by
the idle time of each individual user. If the
-l flag is not specified, the idle time for a
machine is considered to be the lowest idle time of a user on that
- Print a long format listing. This includes the user name,
host name, tty that the user is logged in to, the date and time the user
logged in, the amount of time since the user typed on the keyboard, and
the remote host they logged in from (if applicable).
- Sort by number of users logged in.
- If set to a positive integer, output is formatted to the
given width in columns. Otherwise, rusers
defaults to the terminal width, or 80 columns if the output is not a
- rusers: RPC: Program not registered
has not been started on the remote host.
- rusers: RPC: Timed out
- A communication error occurred. Either the network is
excessively congested, or the
has terminated on the remote host.
- rusers: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out
- The remote host is not running the portmapper (see
portmap(8)), and cannot
accommodate any RPC-based services. The host may be down.
command appeared in SunOS.