PAM_MOTD(8) Linux-PAM Manual PAM_MOTD(8)
pam_motd - Display the motd file
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.
motd=/path/filename The /path/filename file is displayed as message of the day.
Only the session module type is provided.
PAM_IGNORE This is the only return value of this module.
The suggested usage for /etc/pam.d/login is: session optional pam_motd.so motd=/etc/motd
motd(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)
pam_motd was written by Ben Collins <email@example.com>.
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