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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.


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(8)


AUTHOR

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


Linux-PAM Manual 09/19/2013 PAM_MOTD(8)



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