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PAM_MOTD

Section: Linux-PAM Manual (8)

Updated: 09/19/2013

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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.

noupdate

Don't run the scripts in /etc/update-motd.d to refresh the motd file.

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:

SEE ALSO

motd?(5), (5), (5), pam?(7)

AUTHOR

pam_motd was written by Ben Collins <[email protected]>.


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NAME

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DESCRIPTION

OPTIONS

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

RETURN VALUES

EXAMPLES

SEE ALSO

AUTHOR