NOLOGIN

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NAME

nologin - politely refuse a login  

SYNOPSIS

nologin  

DESCRIPTION

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.  

SEE ALSO

login(1)  

HISTORY

The nologin command appeared in BSD 4.4


 

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