Deletes files from var/adm/acct/sum and var/adm/acct/nite subdirectories.
The remove command deletes all /var/adm/acct/sum/wtmp*, /var/adm/acct/sum/pacct*, and /var/adm/acct/nite/lock* files. The remove command must be scheduled with the cron daemon. Also, the remove command should be run at the end of every accounting period, rather than every night.
Access Control: This command should grant execute (x) access only to members of the adm group.
|/usr/sbin/acct||The path to the accounting commands.|
|/var/adm/acct/nite||Contains accounting data files.|
|/var/adm/acct/sum||Cumulative directory for daily accounting records.|
For more information about the Accounting System, the preparation of daily and monthly reports, and the accounting files, see the Accounting Overview in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System Management Guide: Operating System and Devices.
Setting Up an Accounting System in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System Management Guide: Operating System and Devices explains the steps you must take to establish an accounting system.