Whenever a user is logged in through the login servlet, the context id, user id, client identification string and a time stamp is saved to the database. If a database entry for this combination of context, user and client is already present, only the timestamp is updated. This means that the database holds the information for the *last* login of a specific user with a specific client. This data can be displayed with the
The clients provided by Open-Xchange use the following client identification strings (this list is not yet complete):
|Client||client identification string|
|Open-Xchange Server 6||com.openexchange.ox.gui.dhtml|
A custom login page (see Open-Xchange_servlet_for_external_login_masks) may (and should) set a custom client identification string.
The output of
logincounter can be filtered by client identification strings with the
--regex parameter followed by a regular expression matching the desired string(s).
# logincounter --help usage: logincounter -a,--aggregate Optional. Aggregates the counts by users. Only the total number of logins without duplicate counts (caused by multiple clients per user) is returned. -e,--end <arg> Required. Sets the end date for the detecting range. Example: 2010-01-1 23:59:59 -h,--help Prints a help text -r,--regex <arg> Optional. Limits the counter to login devices that match regex. -s,--start <arg> Required. Sets the start date for the detecting range. Example: 2009-12-31 00:00:00