issue.net man page

issue.net — identification file for telnet sessions

Description

The file /etc/issue.net 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:

%l
- 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
%s
- show the name of the operating system
%m
- show the machine (hardware) type
%r
- show the operating system release
%v
- show the operating system version
%%
- display a single '%' character

Files

/etc/issue.net

See Also

telnetd(8)

Referenced By

in.telnetd(8).

May 22, 1994