sshd login....

Posted on 2003-03-06
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Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I have an sshd installed perfectly!
Only I want to display a "welcome message" when someone logs on..

Does anybody where and how I do this??

Question by:matijsmoest
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Expert Comment

ID: 8083071
There is somthing like "BannerMessageFile" somewhere in sshd_config. And the file is a banner file :)

Expert Comment

ID: 8083903
in your sshd_config file
add a line like this:

Banner /etc/sshd.banner

and create a file /etc/sshd.banner and put whatever welcome
message you want there


Accepted Solution

illumnis earned 100 total points
ID: 8092756
The previous ideas might work but you also might want to consider using the /etc/motd (message of the day) file.
This message however, will be displayed to all users logging in under ANY shell, not just SSH.

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