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ACCTON(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		     ACCTON(8)

NAME
     accton -- enable/disable system accounting

SYNOPSIS
     accton [acctfile]

DESCRIPTION
     The accton	utility	is used	for switching system accounting	on or off.  If
     called with the argument acctfile,	system accounting is enabled.  The
     acctfile specified	must exist prior to starting system accounting,	or
     accton will return	an error.  A record of every process that is started
     by	the execve(2) system call and then later exits the system is stored in
     acctfile.	The sa(8) command may be used to examine the accounting
     records.  If no arguments are given, system accounting is disabled.

FILES
     /var/account/acct	default	accounting file

SEE ALSO
     lastcomm(1), acct(2), acct(5), sa(8)

FreeBSD	10.1			 May 21, 1993			  FreeBSD 10.1

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