- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- How to change the message of the day (motd) on Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
The message of the day can be used to communicate information to end users, the contents of
/etc/motd are displayed after a successful login but just before it executes the login shell.
- You can change the current message by editing the file
/etc/motdusing a text editor such as
# vi /etc/motd This is a test message and it will be shown every time a user logs on.
- After every new login to the system the message will be spawned. Here is a example below:
Last login: Wed Sep 26 13:47:27 2012 This is a test message and it will be shown every time a user logs on.
- For more information on Login Banners see article: How to configure a Login Banner or Splash Screen in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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