PAM module to add issue file to user prompt
' pam_issue.so 'u pam_issue.so [noesc] [issue= issue-file -name ]
pam_issue is a PAM module to prepend an issue file to the username prompt . It also by default parses escape codes in the issue file similar to some common getty (Aqs (using \ x format) .
\ d current day
\ l name of this tty
\ m machine architecture (uname -m)
\ n machine (Aqs network node hostname (uname -n)
\ o domain name of this system
\ r release number of operating system (uname -r)
\ t current time
\ s operating system name (uname -s)
\ u number of users currently logged in
\ U same as \ u except it is suffixed with "user" or "users" (eg . "1 user" or "10 users")
\ v operating system version and build date (uname -v)
noesc Turns off escape code parsing .
issue= issue-file -name The file to output if not using the default .
Only the auth module type is provided .
PAM_BUF_ERR Memory buffer error .
PAM_IGNORE The prompt was already changed .
PAM_SERVICE_ERR A service module error occurred .
PAM_SUCCESS The new prompt was set successfully .
Add the following line to /etc/pam .d/login to set the user specific issue at login:.RS 4
auth optional pam_issue .so issue=/etc/issue
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)
pam_issue was written by Ben Collins <bcollins@debian .org> .