How to change the welcome message after SSH login

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  1. Login as root via SSH
  2. Add a message to /etc/motd using vim eg.
    vim /etc/motd
  3. Add your message to this file eg.
    ###Please think before you type###
  4. Logout
  5. Login via SSH and then after successful login the message will appear

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Ian Carnaghan

I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment.

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