ISSUE.NET(5)        Linux Programmer's Manual        ISSUE.NET(5)

NAME - 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 sequences. The following sequences are supported  by
       the telnetd:

       %t     - show the current tty

       %h     - show the system node name (FQDN)

       %D     - show the name of the NIS domain

       %d     - 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



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