RUSERS(1) BSD General Commands Manual RUSERS(1)NAMErusers — who is logged in to machines on local network
SYNOPSISrusers [-al] [host ...]
The rusers command produces output similar to who(1), 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 one
minute to catch late responders.
The following options are available:
-a Print all machines responding even if no one is currently logged
-l 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 applica‐
rusers: RPC: Program not registered The rpc.rusersd(8) daemon has not
been started on the remote host.
rusers: RPC: Timed out A communication error occurred. Either the net‐
work is excessively congested, or the rpc.rusersd(8) daemon has termi‐
nated on the remote host.
rusers: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Timed out The remote host is not
running the portmapper (see rpcbind(8)), and cannot accommodate any RPC-
based services. The host may be down.
SEE ALSOrwho(1), users(1), who(1), rpcbind(8), rpc.rusersd(8)HISTORY
The rusers command appeared in Sun-OS.
The sorting options are not implemented.
BSD April 23, 1991 BSD