XFERLOG(5)                                             XFERLOG(5)

NAME
       xferlog - FTP server logfile

DESCRIPTION
       The xferlog file contains logging information from the FTP
       server daemon, ftpd(8).  This file  usually  is  found  in
       /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    filename    transfer-type   special-action-
              flag   direction    access-mode    username    ser-
              vice-name    authentication-method   authenticated-
              user-id   completion-status

       current-time        is the current local time in 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 in seconds for the
                           transfer.

       remote-host         is the remote host name.

       file-size           is the size of the transferred file in
                           bytes.

       filename            is the name of the transferred file.

       transfer-type       is  a  single character indicating the
                           type of transfer. Can be one of:
                                  a         for an ascii 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 was compressed
                                  U         file was uncompressed
                                  T         file 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   ftpac-
                                            cess(5) ).
                                  r         (real) is for a local
                                            authenticated user.

       username            is the local username,  or  if  guest,
                           the ID string given.

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

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

       authenticated-user-id
                           is the user id returned by the authen-
                           tication  method.   A  * is used if an
                           authenticated user id  is  not  avail-
                           able.

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

FILES
       /usr/adm/xferlog
SEE ALSO
       ftpd(8), ftpaccess(5)

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