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Linux 2.6 - man page for pam_motd (linux section 8)

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

NAME
       pam_motd - Display the motd file

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(7), update-motd(5)

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

Linux-PAM Manual			    06/04/2011				      PAM_MOTD(8)


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