who is logged in on local machines (RPC version)
rusers [ -ahilu ] [ host ... ]
The rusers command produces output similar to
and a compact form with login names of users on one line,
but for remote machines. It broadcasts on the local
network, and prints the responses it receives. Normally,
the listing is in the order that responses are received,
but this order can be changed by specifying one of the
options listed below. When host arguments are
given, rather than broadcasting rusers will only
query the list of specified hosts.
The default is to print out a listing with login names of
users currently on the system in a compact, one line form,
with one line per machine. When the -l flag is
style listing is used. In addition, if a user has not
typed to the system for a minute or more, the idle time is
A remote host will only respond if it is running the
rusersd daemon, which is normally started up from
Give a report for a machine even if no users are logged on.
Sort alphabetically by host name.
Sort by idle time.
Give a longer listing in the style of
Sort by number of users.
Broadcasting does not work through gateways.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003