[CentOS] lastlog oddity

Wed Dec 4 16:33:11 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On 2013-12-04, m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> This is very odd. I updated a user's workstation yesterday. This
>> morning, I ran lastlog | grep -v Never, and it shows only another admin
>> myself, and that's from days ago, but not the user. It shows her as "Never
>> logged in". Meanwhile, last does indeed show her logged in (though not
>> Anyone have any ideas?
> Does the user log in through gdm only? gdm doesn't update
> /var/log/lastlog these days.
Looks like you got it in one. Thanks!

Yet another reason to dislike gnome....