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Question on login screens

When i have user telnet into my linux box I want to display a warning to them and others, what file do i need to add to have that pop up when they login in.  Also, after the login i wanted to put up infomration pertaining to whats going on with the server.  What file would i need to change in order to do that ??
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jlevieCommented:
/etc/issue.net contains the data that's presented to a user when they telnet into your system. It's shown as soon as the telnet connection is established

/etc/motd is the file that will be shown to users after a sucessful login, but before a login shell is executed. You'd typically put system notices in it.
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ttrogdenAuthor Commented:
thanks - I also posted a question in the CGI programing area it's a linux/apache/cgi question area if you want a shot of it
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ttrogdenAuthor Commented:
thanks - again !!!
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