issue.net man page

issue.net ā€” 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