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pam_lastlog - PAM module to display date of last login
pam_lastlog.so [debug] [silent] [never] [nodate] [nohost] [noterm] [nowtmp]
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
Some applications may perform this function themselves. In such cases, this module is not necessary.
Print debug information.
Don't inform the user about any previous login, just upate the
file does not contain any old entries for the user, indicate that the user has never previously logged in with a welcome message.
Don't display the date of the last login.
Don't display the terminal name on which the last login was attempted.
Don't indicate from which host the last login was attempted.
Don't update the wtmp entry.
MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED
service is supported.
Everything was successfull.
Internal service module error.
User not known.
Add the following line to
to display the last login time of an user:
session required pam_lastlog.so nowtmp
Lastlog logging file
pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
- MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED
- RETURN VALUES
- SEE ALSO
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