pam_motd


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:

           session  optional  pam_motd.so  motd=/etc/motd



SEE ALSO
       motd(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7), update-motd(5)

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



Linux-PAM Manual                  10/30/2011                       PAM_MOTD(8)
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