ISSUE.NET

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Linux NetKit (0.17)  

NAME

issue.net - identification file for telnet sessions  

DESCRIPTION

The file /etc/issue.net is a text file which contains a message or system identification to be printed before the login prompt of a telnet session. It may contain various `%-char' (or, alternatively, '\-char') sequences. The following sequences are supported by telnetd

%l
- show the current tty
%h, %n
- show the system node name (FQDN)
%D, %o
- show the name of the NIS domain
%d, %t
- show the current time and date
%s
- show the name of the operating system
%m
- show the machine (hardware) type
%r
- show the operating system release
%v
- show the operating system version
%%
- display a single '%' character

 

FILES

/etc/issue.net  

SEE ALSO

telnetd(8)


 

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NAME
DESCRIPTION
FILES
SEE ALSO

linux.jgfs.net manual pages