'who am i' has no output

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  • The output of who am i can be useful to get the origin of a user login.
  • For example, this command prints from which IP the user logged in:

    who am i | sed -e "s/^.*(//" -e "s/)$//"
  • The issue in this case is that the command who am i does not print any output:

    who am i


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • login utmp

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