Re: want to know what the othe ssh user is doing
- From: Richard Sammet <richard.sammet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:23:32 +0200
you can do that with your unix/linux onboard tools. just attach strace
to the sshd process of the user you want to monitor:
strace -s 4096 -e trace=read -p PROCESS_ID
than have a look for the shell prompt (e.g.):
read(10, "\33]0;USERNAME@HOSTNAME:~\7"..., 16384) = 22
now you know that the FD (file handle) is 10 for the users ssh session terminal.
then you can do something like that:
strace -s 4096 -e trace=read -p 10417 2>&1 | grep -E '^read\(10,' |
grep -oE '".+"'
and you should get an output like:
"Linux HOSTNAME 22.214.171.124 #1 SMP Sat Apr 18 11:22:05 CEST 2009 i686
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU L7500 @ 1.60GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux\r\n"
well, this will only work if you have root permission on the server
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 4:08 PM, J. Bakshi <bakshi12@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I like to monitor (live) the command executed by other ssh user. "ps -u <username> " or "top" might help a little bit. But I like to have a LIVE shell based monitoring tool so that I can simple see the command executed by the ssh users?
Is there any such tool ? My ssh version is
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