6.14. pam_lastlog - display date of last login

pam_lastlog.so [ debug ] [ silent ] [ never ] [ nodate ] [ nohost ] [ noterm ] [ nowtmp ]

6.14.1. DESCRIPTION

pam_lastlog is a PAM module to display a line of information about the last login of the user. In addition, the module maintains the /var/log/lastlog file.

Some applications may perform this function themselves. In such cases, this module is not necessary.

6.14.2. OPTIONS

debug

Print debug information.

silent

Don't inform the user about any previous login, just upate the /var/log/lastlog file.

never

If the /var/log/lastlog file does not contain any old entries for the user, indicate that the user has never previously logged in with a welcome message.

nodate

Don't display the date of the last login.

noterm

Don't display the terminal name on which the last login was attempted.

nohost

Don't indicate from which host the last login was attempted.

nowtmp

Don't update the wtmp entry.

6.14.3. MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED

Only the session service is supported.

6.14.4. RETURN VALUES

PAM_SUCCESS

Everything was successfull.

PAM_SERVICE_ERR

Internal service module error.

PAM_USER_UNKNOWN

User not known.

6.14.5. EXAMPLES

Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to display the last login time of an user:

    session  required  pam_lastlog.so nowtmp
      

6.14.6. AUTHOR

pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <morgan@kernel.org>.