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  • 1.  wtmp not being generated

    Posted 11-01-2016 20:15

    I noticed on SRX1500 and SRX5400 that /var/log/wtmp isn't being created thus show log user gives

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    last: /var/log/wtmp: No such file or directory
    

    Using Junos: 15.1X49-D50.3.

     

     

    Anyone else?


    #log
    #wtmp
    #last
    #user


  • 2.  RE: wtmp not being generated
    Best Answer

     
    Posted 11-06-2016 22:15

    Hello ,

     

    It seems file /var/log/wtmp is missing. Please follow up below procedure.

     

    1. check if there is /var/log/wtmp.

    root@% ls -la /var/log/wtmp

     

    2. If no such file, we will create it.

    root@% touch /var/log/wtmp

    root@% chmod 664 /var/log/wtmp

    root@% chown root /var/log/wtmp

     

    3. check it again.

    root@% ls -la /var/log/wtmp .