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Sun How do I remove or hide SunOS version/release from remote login prompt?

For any SunOS 5.XX release, it appears prior to the "login:" prompt (as if a "uname" command is run).

Would anyone know where that initial display of SunOS release comes from upon a remote login and how I can stop if from displaying?

Thank you
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With what command are you remotely login to the machine? Can you show an example of the message that is displayed?

This might be the /etc/motd content but it should appear after you have successfully login, not before a credential prompt.
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I would consider /etc/issue, /etc/banner or perhaps /etc/herald although these do depend on what service is offering the connection. Assuming you are connecting with telnet then have a look in your manual pages for telnetd to see what the service will do. I think I've seen this in the login page too, but I can't remember where or if perhaps I'm even making that up.

Am I right that you are looking for the pre-login banner/warning/welcome message and login prompt? The /etc/motd is usually displayed post-login, but of course it could be used pre-login too.



I hope that this helps,
Robin
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SunOS 5.9 and 5.10:

ftpd pre-login banner: configured in /etc/ftpd/ftpacces
Example:
Code:
banner          /etc/ftpd/banner.msg
greeting        brief

telnetd pre-login banner: configured in /etc/default/telnetd
Example (no banner):
Code:
BANNER=""

sshd pre-login banner: configured in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
Example (no banner):
Code:
#Banner /etc/issue

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Thank you to "MadeinGermany" ! That covered everything!

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