NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | MODULE TYPES PROVIDED | RETURN VALUES | EXAMPLES | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR | COLOPHON

PAM_MOTD(8)                   Linux-PAM Manual                   PAM_MOTD(8)

NAME         top

       pam_motd - Display the motd file

SYNOPSIS         top

       pam_motd.so [motd=/path/filename]

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       motd=/path/filename
           The /path/filename file is displayed as message of the day.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED         top

       Only the session module type is provided.

RETURN VALUES         top

       PAM_IGNORE
           This is the only return value of this module.

EXAMPLES         top

       The suggested usage for /etc/pam.d/login is:

           session  optional  pam_motd.so  motd=/etc/motd

SEE ALSO         top

       motd(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)

AUTHOR         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux-PAM Manual                 04/01/2016                      PAM_MOTD(8)

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