nologin man page

nologin — prevent unprivileged users from logging into the system

Description

If the file /etc/nologin exists and is readable, login(1) will allow access only to root. Other users will be shown the contents of this file and their logins will be refused.

Files

/etc/nologin

See Also

login(1), shutdown(8)

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Referenced By

pam_nologin(8).

2012-04-16 Linux Linux Programmer's Manual