Command logging?

Nathan Dietsch nathandi at
Sun Aug 13 19:28:25 EDT 2000


Thank for the idea, I was going to copy out the .sh_history, but your idea
is also valid.


Nathan Dietsch
Systems Consultant
Access Systems Research

ndietsch at

On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Paul Lussier wrote:

> In a message dated: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 10:35:56 +1000
> Nathan Dietsch said:
> >All,
> >
> >I was wondering, is there are a way to log commands executed once a user
> >has sudo'd to a shell, root or otherwise. I was thinking of copying out
> >the .sh_history etc, but if sudo could do it, it would be much cleaner.
> I don't think so.  What you could do though, is have the shell config file
> started by root log via the 'script' program.  You'd have to do a little 
> creative shell hacking so that script wouldn't trounce on it's own file should 
> multiple shells be started, but that's pretty easy to overcome.
> -- 
> Seeya,
> Paul
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