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linux – Customized nologin message (nologin.txt) in Ubuntu …

I’m trying to display a customized message for “/usr/sbin/nologin”. As far as I remember this can be accomplished by creating the file “/etc/nologin.txt” with the desired text in it. But it doesn’…

https://superuser.com/questions/564697/customized-nologin-message-nologin-txt-in-ubuntu-12-04

nologin(8) – Linux manual page

nologin(8) uses /etc/nologin.txt as an optional source for a non-default message, the login access is always refused independently of the file. pam_nologin(8) PAM module usually prevents all non-root users from logging into the system. pam_nologin(8) functionality is controlled by /var/run/nologin or the /etc/nologin file.

http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man8/nologin.8.html

linux – What is the difference between /sbin/nologin and …

After doing some research on this, the method you use depends on what you have to lock out . If a user logs in with this set to the shell then they will get a message displayed to the effect of This account is currently unavailable. Note that you can change this by creating the file /etc/nologin.txt at least on RHEL derivatives.. As you know /bin/false is not a shell.

https://serverfault.com/questions/519215/what-is-the-difference-between-sbin-nologin-and-bin-false

nologin – Unix, Linux Command – Tutorialspoint

nologin displays a message that an account is not available and exits non-zero. It is intended as a replacement shell field for accounts that have been disabled. If the file /etc/nologin.txt exists, nologin displays its contents to the user instead of the default message …

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/unix_commands/nologin.htm

nologin(8) — Arch manual pages

nologin [-V] [-h] DESCRIPTION nologin displays a message that an account is not available and exits non-zero. It is intended as a replacement shell field to deny login access to an account. If the file /etc/nologin.txt exists, nologin displays its contents to the user instead of the default message. The exit code returned by nologin is always 1.

https://jlk.fjfi.cvut.cz/arch/manpages/man/nologin.8

4 Ways to Disable Root Account in Linux – Tecmint

Save the file and close it. From now on, when root user logs in, he/she will get the message “This account is currently not available.” This is the default message, but, you can change it and set a custom message in the the file /etc/nologin.txt.. This method is only effective with programs that require a shell for user login, otherwise, sudo, ftp and email clients can access the root account.

https://www.tecmint.com/disable-root-login-in-linux/

Difference between /bin/false & /sbin/nologin – Techglimpse

Difference between /bin/false & /sbin/nologin I have seen few system administrators using /sbin/nologin and few use /bin/false to deny shell access to a particular user in Unix machines. But I have been wondering what’s the difference between /bin/false & /sbin/nologin and what is the right way of denying a shell access to a user.

https://techglimpse.com/difference-between-false-nologin/

What’s different between /bin/false and /sbin/nologin as …

On the other hand, /sbin/nologin has been created for nologin user’s shell, it has a feature to give a message in /etc/nologin.txt. Using /sbin/nologin is recommended for nologin user’s shell, because it is included in /etc/shells.

https://www.thegeekdiary.com/whats-different-between-bin-false-and-sbin-nologin-as-nologin-users-shell/

How to customize nologin shell message | SharadChhetri

Now for changing the nologin message, create a new file called nologin.txt in /etc . Write your customized message in /etc/nologin.txt file. ## Using vi editor for editing vi /etc/nologin.txt ## Writing custom message in file Your account is disabled because of security breach. contact to- Linux System Administrator sharadchhetri.com extension …

https://sharadchhetri.com/2011/05/23/customize-nologin-shell-message/

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