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Ed Jobs oloringr at
Sun Apr 11 10:17:40 UTC 2010

On Sunday 11 of April 2010 12:32, Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> In order to find out if someone logged in, I should then first copy
> auth.log to auth2.log, and do a compare and then do the tail trick. Have
> to cron that every half a minute.
> I would like to know if there is something that is alterted on the
> moment that someone logs on thus forcing evt. your tail suggestion
> thanks,
> Jos Chrispijnj

you could try using syslog to do that. check the man page of syslog.conf, and 
search for "auth." you could then populate a file with the successful logins 
as they happen

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