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How to change the welcome message after SSH login

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 9 sec read >
  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

Last Updated On April 07, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
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