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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2006-06-03 19:57:16 +0000
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2006-06-03 19:57:16 +0000
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Purpose of commit: new feature Commit summary: --------------- 2006-06-03 Thorsten Kukuk <> * modules/pam_motd/ Include Make.xml.rules. * modules/pam_motd/pam_motd.8.xml: New. * modules/pam_motd/pam_motd.8: New, generated from xml file. * modules/pam_motd/README.xml: New. * modules/pam_motd/README: New, generated from xml file.
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+.\" Title: pam_motd
+.\" Author:
+.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.70.1 <>
+.\" Date: 06/03/2006
+.\" Manual: Linux\-PAM Manual
+.\" Source: Linux\-PAM Manual
+.TH "PAM_MOTD" "8" "06/03/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
+.\" disable hyphenation
+.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only) l
+pam_motd \- Display the motd file
+.HP 12
+\\fR [motd=\fI/path/filename\fR]
+pam_motd is a PAM module that can be used to display arbitrary motd (message of the day) files after a succesful login. By default the
+file is shown. The message size is limited to 64KB.
+.TP 3n
+file is displayed as message of the day.
+Only the
+service is supported.
+.TP 3n
+This is the only return value of this module.
+The suggested usage for
+.RS 3n
+session optoinal motd=/etc/motd
+pam_motd was written by Ben Collins <>.