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Old 11-17-2008
I want to change login failure message, "login incorrect"

I want to change login failure message, "login incorrect"

deny user login for user id tom
sudo passwd -l tom

type username and type password on login prompt
and then it will display login failure message "login incorrect"
console
############
login: tom
password:
login incorrect
login:
############
I want to replace 'login incorrect' to 'contact your system administrator'

i'm sorry i am poor at english
thanks in advance

Last edited by lifegeek; 11-17-2008 at 07:04 AM..
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Old 11-17-2008
In /etc/profile, put:
Code:
if [[ ${LOGNAME} = "tom"  ]]
then
  echo "${LOGNAME} is not allowed to login. Contact your system administrator"
  sleep 5
  exit 1
fi

# 3  
Old 11-17-2008
life saver~
thank you!

i found another solution
Code:
# echo "contact your local administrator" >> /sbin/nologin
# usermod -s /sbin/nologin tom

Code:
login: tom
contact your local administrator
login:

allow tom to login
Code:
# usermod -s /bin/bash tom


Last edited by lifegeek; 11-18-2008 at 03:15 AM..
 
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