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identification file for telnet sessions


The file /etc/ is a text file which contains a message or system identification to be printed before the login prompt of a telnet session. It may contain various `%-char' (or, alternatively, '\-char') sequences. The following sequences are supported by telnetd:


- show the current tty

%h, %n

- show the system node name (FQDN)

%D, %o

- show the name of the NIS domain

%d, %t

- show the current time and date


- show the name of the operating system


- show the machine (hardware) type


- show the operating system release


- show the operating system version


- display a single '%' character



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May 22, 1994