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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
which is the default motd for the different following different OS versions?
RHEL: has no default motd?
HP-UX: no motd but cat /etc/copyright in /etc/profile:
(c)Copyright 1983-2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
(c)Copyright 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985-1993 The Regents of the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: asanchez
I am using Ubuntu 10.04 desktop and whenever I login to the xterm terminal through ssh, I am getting the following motd (message of the day) info.
Linux desktop 2.6.32-28-generic #55-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jan 10 21:21:01 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS
Welcome to Ubuntu!
*... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: royalibrahim
Wish to check which setting is set to display the MOTD AFTER successful password verification. I am logging in via a 3rd party ssh tool tectia.
Eugene (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: srage
In which login startup script is the motd displayed?
Red Hat 4AS
As I understand it, upon login (bash) it hits
I went through the scripts and the associated scripts (/etc/profile.d/*.sh) but don't see where it's being displayed... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: BOFH
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Does anyone know how to get the IP Address of the connecting client to apear in the MOTD I am new to linux and I was wondering if this was possible thanks in advance. :D :confused: :D (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: DragonLenage
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I do get the message of the day upon logging in to my machine(Solaris 9). I do NOT have a .hushlogin file in my home directory.
:-) (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: run_time_error
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to replace the current /etc/motd text file with a new motd across 30+ servers.
Which is the best way to do this? Shell script? sed?
Does anyone have an example I can use?
Thanks in advance. Unix people are the best!!! :) (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: antalexi
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
im new to Unix. Need some advise or favour perhaps. Iam running Red hat Linux 7.2 and as soon as i install with GUI and so done, i reboot the system. After i reboot it directly went to the GUI login. I able to login and do my stuffs. My question is how to hold the system not to directly... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ###1tomato
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I was hoping to get some help on this question:
I have different groups of users logging into our servers and I would like to set it up so that when they login they could get an update from the motd.
How do I set it up so that I can have one group see a different motd than the system... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vancouver_joe
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Anyone know how to change the location of the MOTD file from the default /etc/motd?
An annoying person with root access has found out how to edit the file and change my MOTDs.
Help me. (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: Rex00me