Welcome message in Linux

A student of mine had a question how he can modify the welcome message in Linux when you login on TTY or through SSH.

So I though to posted it out here.

Place your welcome text in /etc/motd. Default this file is emtpy.

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Michael Wilmsen is a VMware training/consultant (no specific order) with more than 15 years in the IT industry. Main focus is VMware vSphere, Horizon View and Site Recovery Manager with a deepdive to performance. Michael is VCDX 210, VCAP 4/5 certified, has been rewarded with the vExpert title from 2011, is a PernixPro, Nutanix Tech Champion and a Nutanix Platform Professional.

2 Comments to “Welcome message in Linux”

  1. By wholesale sources, August 18, 2010 @ 08:03

    Thanks very much, its very nice article, this was the one I am looking for. Thanks again Thanks.

  2. By wholesale sources, August 18, 2010 @ 08:03

    Thanks very much, its very nice article, this was the one I am looking for. Thanks again Thanks.

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