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NAME

       pam_motd - Display the motd file

SYNOPSIS

       pam_motd.so [motd=/path/filename]

DESCRIPTION

       pam_motd is a PAM module that can be used to display arbitrary motd (message of the day)
       files after a successful login. By default the /etc/motd file is shown. The message size
       is limited to 64KB.

OPTIONS

       motd=/path/filename
           The /path/filename file is displayed as message of the day.

       noupdate
           Don't run the scripts in /etc/update-motd.d to refresh the motd file.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

       Only the session module type is provided.

RETURN VALUES

       PAM_IGNORE
           This is the only return value of this module.

EXAMPLES

       The suggested usage for /etc/pam.d/login is:

           session  optional  pam_motd.so  motd=/etc/motd

SEE ALSO

       motd(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7), update-motd(5)

AUTHOR

       pam_motd was written by Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>.