How to control the login messages of /etc/issue on one ssh session

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  • When using ssh to log in to a sshd server, the following messages are output:
For RHEL6 server:
# ssh root@rhel
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.10 (Santiago)
Kernel \r on an \m

root@rhel's password: 

For RHEL7 / RHEL8 / RHEL9 server:
# ssh root@rhel
Kernel \r on an \m

root@rhel's password: 


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  • openssh

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