kas_statistics - Displays statistics from an Authentication Server process


kas statistics [-admin_username <admin principal to use for authentication>] [-password_for_admin <admin password>] [-cell <cell name>] [-servers <explicit list of authentication servers>+] [-noauth] [-help]

kas sta [-a <admin principal to use for authentication>] [-p <admin password>] [-c <cell name>] [-s <explicit list of authentication servers>+] [-n] [-h]


The kas statistics command displays statistics from the Authentication Server running on one of the cell's database server machines. Use the -servers argument to name a specific machine, or the command interpreter chooses one at random from all the database server machines with which it has established connections.


The -servers argument is not available in interactive mode, making it impossible to specify a certain machine.


-admin_username <admin principal>

Specifies the user identity under which to authenticate with the Authentication Server for execution of the command. For more details, see kas(8).

-password_for_admin <admin password>

Specifies the password of the command's issuer. If it is omitted (as recommended), the kas command interpreter prompts for it and does not echo it visibly. For more details, see kas(8).

-cell <cell name>

Names the cell in which to run the command. For more details, see kas(8).

-servers <authentication servers>+

Names each machine running an Authentication Server with which to establish a connection. For more details, see kas(8).


Assigns the unprivileged identity anonymous to the issuer. For more details, see kas(8).


Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.


The information in the output includes:


In the following example, an administrator using the admin account gathers statistics from the Authentication Server running on the machine

   % kas statistics -servers
   56 allocs, 46 frees, 0 password changes
   Hash table utilization = 0.100000%
   From host bfff21a7 started at Tue Mar 23 12:42:02 1999:
     of 88 requests for Authenticate, 18 were aborted.
     of 14 requests for GetTicket, 0 were aborted.
     of 4 requests for CreateUser, 1 were aborted.
     of 12 requests for SetFields, 4 were aborted.
     of 3 requests for DeleteUser, 0 were aborted.
     of 23 requests for GetEntry, 4 were aborted.
     of 18 requests for ListEntry, 0 were aborted.
     of 2 requests for GetStats, 1 were aborted.
     of 2 requests for GetRandomKey, 0 were aborted.
   Used 6.015 seconds of CPU time.
   3 admin accounts


The issuer must have the ADMIN flag set on his or her Authentication Database entry.




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