Linux Command Library
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nologin

politely refuse a login

nologin

The nologin command displays a message that an account is not available and exits non-zero. It is intended as a replacement shell field for accounts that have been disabled.

To disable all logins, investigate nologin(5).

login(1), nologin(5).

The nologin command appearred in BSD 4.4.

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