is there a way to get an overview of users logged in on my server and the ip they are connecting from ?

I have the IP already, I want the user that is associated with it :)



  • wow, as simple as one letter – Lucas Kauffman Aug 17 '11 at 12:57
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    +1 for the smallest, valid answer ever. – SmallClanger Aug 17 '11 at 12:57
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    @SmallClanger - smallest ever, and smallest possible :) – Nixphoe Aug 17 '11 at 13:16
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    I think @jscott used a sly comment to pad his answer out. – SmallClanger Aug 17 '11 at 13:24
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    I would like to flag this answer as 'awesome' – mfinni Aug 22 '11 at 20:55

Use the who command. It lists everyone logged in, their terminal and their source hostname/ip address.


in addition to w and who, last - recent logins with ips lastlog - list of all users with the last ip they were logged in from


In addition to w1 and who2, you may also look at finger3.

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