How to add banner message in cisco router

I'm configuring a 2811 router for a 56k frame-relay private network. One of the security requirements is to have a banner with a warning message during telnet session. Any help on how to do this would be most appreciated.
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If you mean a MOTD:

router#config t

router(config)#banner motd #Authorized Access Only!#


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This example is perhaps more clear: (props to

The first character after motd sets the beginning and ending character. So if you choose the octothorpe (or hash mark) you'd end with it.

config t
banner motd #
* Unauthorized access prohibited
MikeG299Author Commented:
Thanks to both of you for the great responses. Most appreciated.
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