Topics: AIX, System Admin

Centralized shell history

It's a good idea to centralize the shell history files for ease in tracking the actions done by the users:

Create a ${hist_dir}. Add the following lines to the /etc/profile file:

export HISTFILE=/${hist_dir}/${LOGNAME}_`date "+%Y%m%d_%H%M%S"`
export HISTSIZE=2000

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