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PAM_MOTD

Section: Linux\-PAM Manual (8)
Updated: 04/01/2016
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NAME

pam_motd - Display the motd file  

SYNOPSIS

pam_motd.so [motd=/path/filename]
 

DESCRIPTION

pam_motd is a PAM module that can be used to display arbitrary motd (message of the day) files after a successful login. By default the /etc/motd file is shown. The message size is limited to 64KB.  

OPTIONS

motd=/path/filename

The /path/filename file is displayed as message of the day.
 

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

Only the session module type is provided.  

RETURN VALUES

PAM_IGNORE

This is the only return value of this module.
 

EXAMPLES

The suggested usage for /etc/pam.d/login is:

session  optional  pam_motd.so  motd=/etc/motd
      

 

SEE ALSO

motd(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)  

AUTHOR

pam_motd was written by Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>.


 

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