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.
MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
Only the auth module type is provided.
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.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)
pam_issue was written by Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Linux-PAM Manual 09/19/2013 PAM_ISSUE(8)
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