pam_issue − PAM module to add issue file to user prompt
pam_issue.so [noesc] [issue=issue−file−name]
pam_issue is a PAM module to prepend an issue file to the username prompt. It also by default parses escape codes in the issue file similar to some common getty´s (using \x format).
name of this tty
machine architecture (uname −m)
machine´s network node hostname (uname −n)
domain name of this system
release number of operating system (uname −r)
operating system name (uname −s)
number of users currently logged in
same as \u except it is suffixed with "user" or "users" (eg. "1 user" or "10 users")
operating system version and build date (uname −v)
Turns off escape code parsing.
The file to output if not using the default.
Only the auth module type is provided.
Memory buffer error.
The prompt was already changed.
A service module error occurred.
The new prompt was set successfully.
Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to set the user specific issue at login:
auth optional pam_issue.so issue=/etc/issue
pam_issue was written by Ben Collins <email@example.com>.