file contains logging information from the FTP server daemon,
This file usually is located in /var/adm,
but can be relocated using the virtual
keyword in the
Each server entry is composed of a single line
with the following fields separated by spaces:
current local time in the form:
DDD is the day of the week,
MMM is the month, dd is the day of the month,
hh is the hour, mm is the minutes,
ss is the seconds, and YYYY is the year.
total time in seconds for the transfer.
the remote host name.
the size of the transferred file in bytes.
the name of the transferred file.
a single character indicating the type of transfer:
is one or more single character flags indicating any special action taken:
file was compressed
file was uncompressed
file was tar'ed
(underbar) no action was taken
direction of the transfer:
method by which the user is logged in:
(anonymous) is for an anonymous user.
(guest) is for an passworded guest user (see the
(real) is for a local authenticated user.
local username, or if guest, the ID string given.
name of the service being invoked, usually FTP.
method of authentication used:
RFC 931 Authentication
is the user ID returned by the authentication method.
A ``*'' is used if an authenticated user ID is not available.