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XFERLOG(5)                                                          XFERLOG(5)

       xferlog - FTP server logfile

       The  xferlog file(1,n) contains logging information from the FTP server dae-
       mon, ftpd(8).  This file(1,n) usually is  found  in(1,8)  /usr/adm,  but  can  be
       located  anywhere  by  using a option to ftpd(8).  Each server entry is
       composed of a single line of the following form, with all fields  being
       separated by spaces.

              current-time    transfer-time    remote-host   file-size   file-
              name   transfer-type   special-action-flag   direction   access-
              mode   username   service-name   authentication-method   authen-
              ticated-user-id   completion-status

       current-time        is the current local time(1,2,n) in(1,8) the form "DDD  MMM  dd
                           hh:mm:ss  YYYY".  Where 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.

       transfer-time       is the total time(1,2,n) in(1,8) seconds for the transfer.

       remote-host         is the remote host(1,5) name.

       file-size           is the size of the transferred file(1,n) in(1,8) bytes.

       filename            is the name of the transferred file.

       transfer-type       is a single character indicating the type of trans-
                           fer. Can be one of:
                                  a         for an ascii(1,7) transfer
                                  b         for a binary transfer

       special-action-flag is  one  or  more single character flags indicating
                           any special action taken.  Can be one or more of:
                                  C         file(1,n) was compressed
                                  U         file(1,n) was uncompressed
                                  T         file(1,n) was tar'ed
                                  _         no action was taken

       direction           is the direction of the transfer. Can be one of:
                                  o         outgoing
                                  i         incoming

       access-mode         is the method by which the user is logged  in.  Can
                           be one of:
                                  a         (anonymous)  is  for  an anonymous
                                            guest user.
                                  g         (guest) is for an passworded guest
                                            user  (see  the guestgroup command
                                            in(1,8) ftpaccess(5) ).
                                  r         (real) is for  a  local  authenti-
                                            cated user.

       username            is  the  local username, or if(3,n) guest, the ID string(3,n)

       service-name        is the name of the service being  invoked,  usually

                           is  the  method  of authentication used. Can be one
                                  0         none
                                  1         RFC931 Authentication

                           is the  user  id  returned  by  the  authentication
                           method.  A * is used if(3,n) an authenticated user id is
                           not available.

       completion-status   is a single character indicating the status of  the
                           transfer.  Can be one of:
                                  c         complete transfer
                                  i         incomplete transfer

       ftpd(8), ftpaccess(5)


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