PAM_MOTD





PAM_MOTD


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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