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prevent unprivileged users from logging into the system


  1. nologin.5.man
  2. nologin.8.man


1. nologin.5.man

Manpage of NOLOGIN

NOLOGIN

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)
Updated: 1992-12-29
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NAME

nologin - prevent unprivileged users from logging into the system  

DESCRIPTION

If the file /etc/nologin exists, login(1) will allow access only to root. Other users will be shown the contents of this file and their logins will be refused.  

FILES

/etc/nologin  

SEE ALSO

login(1), shutdown(8)  

COLOPHON

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2. nologin.8.man

Manpage of NOLOGIN

NOLOGIN

Section: System Management Commands (8)
Updated: 02/16/2011
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NAME

nologin - politely refuse a login  

SYNOPSIS

nologin
 

DESCRIPTION

The nologin command 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.

To disable all logins, investigate nologin(5).  

SEE ALSO

login(1), nologin(5).  

HISTORY

The nologin command appearred in BSD 4.4.


 

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