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Old 12-29-2002, 11:01 PM   #1
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change Telnet login prompt

Is there way I can change the looks of the telnet login prompt? Right now there is no real welcome screen when I telnet into my linux box.
Old 12-29-2002, 11:04 PM   #2
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Usually by default it will read from the /etc/motd file. Just edit that and that should display as your welcome message.
Old 12-30-2002, 01:30 AM   #3
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You should be using ssh, telnet is hella insecure.
Old 12-30-2002, 03:55 AM   #4
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Hi there

Edit the file /etc/ to suit ur requirement.


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/etc/ file contents

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop release 4 (Nahant)
Kernel \r on an \m

then change these contents


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