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XFERLOG(5)							    XFERLOG(5)

       xferlog - ProFTPD server logfile

       The  xferlog file contains logging information from the FTP server dae
       mon, proftpd(8).  This file usually is found in	/var/log  but  can  be
       located	anywhere  by using a proftpd(8) configuration directive.  Each
       server entry is composed of a single line of the following  form,  with
       all fields being separated by spaces.

	      current-time    transfer-time    remote-host   file-size	 file
	      name   transfer-type   special-action-flag   direction   access-
	      mode   username	service-name   authentication-method   authen
	      ticated-user-id  completion-status

       current-time	   is the current local time in the form "DDD  MMM  dd
			   hh:mm:ss  YYYY".  Where DDD is the day of the week,
			   MMM is the month, dd is the day of the month, hh is
			   the hour, mm is the minutes, ss is the seconds, and
			   YYYY is the year.

       transfer-time	   is the total time in seconds for the transfer.

       remote-host	   is the remote host name.

       file-size	   is the size of the transferred file in bytes.

       filename 	   is the name of the transferred file.  If the  file
			   name  contains  any	spaces	or control characters,
			   each such character is replaced  by	an  underscore
			   (_) character.

       transfer-type	   is a single character indicating the type of trans
			   fer. Can be one of:
				  a	    for an ascii transfer
				  b	    for a binary transfer

       special-action-flag is one or more single  character  flags  indicating
			   any special action taken.  Can be one or more of:
				  C	    file was compressed
				  U	    file was uncompressed
				  T	    file was tared
				  _	    no action was taken

       direction	   is the direction of the transfer. Can be one of:
				  o	    outgoing
				  i	    incoming
				  d	    deleted

       access-mode	   is  the  method by which the user is logged in. Can
			   be one of:
				  a	    (anonymous) is  for  an  anonymous
					    guest user.
				  r	    (real)  is	for  a local authenti
					    cated user.

       username 	   is the local username, or if guest, the  ID	string

       service-name	   is  the  name of the service being invoked, usually

			   is the method of authentication used.  Can  be  one
				  0	    none
				  1	    RFC931 Authentication

			   is  the  user  id  returned	by  the authentication
			   method.  A * is used if an authenticated user id is
			   not available.

       completion-status   is  a single character indicating the status of the
			   transfer.  Can be one of:
				  c	    complete transfer
				  i	    incomplete transfer


       ProFTPD is written and maintained by a number of people,  full  credits
       can be found on http://www.proftpd.org/credits.html


       Full  documentation  on	ProFTPD,  including configuration and FAQs, is
       available at http://www.proftpd.org/

       For  help/support,  try	the  ProFTPD  mailing	lists,	 detailed   on

       Report bugs at http://bugs.proftpd.org/


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