pre-login massage.

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Dec 6 03:43:27 PST 2003

On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 12:35:31PM +0100, Cordula's Web wrote:
> >    In Linux There is a file in /etc named issue which contains the
> > pre-login massage. But it seems there is not such a file in FreeBSD.
> > How can I display a pre-login massage in my FreeBSD box.
> >From login.conf(5):
>   login_prompt      string              The login prompt given by login(1)

Or just create /etc/issue -- it is supported under FreeBSD, just
there's no default version supplied with the system. See gettytab(5)
for more details.


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