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LLE10086 : Howto make a nice banner for a text console login on Linux

Symptom:

You would like a nice banner when sombebody makes a login on the server or client

Cause:

nonek

Solution:

You can install sysvbanner to create the banner in the first place.

To do this on a debian or Kubuntu or Ubuntu system you type in:

apt-get install sysvbanner

Now you can use the command banner to create a banner of some text, redirect it to a file and add the file to /etc/issue.net

 This will be shown when you login from the network. To make it work with ssh (secure shell daemon) you need to add  the line

 ...

Banner /etc/issue.net

... 

to your sshd.config file. 

 


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