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nologin - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

nologin - politely refuse a login

SYNOPSIS

nologin

DESCRIPTION

nologin displays a message that an account is not available and exits non-zero. It is intended as a replacement shell field for accounts that have been disabled.

If the file /etc/nologin.txt exists, nologin displays its contents to the user instead of the default message.

SEE ALSO

HISTORY

The nologin command appeared in BSD 4.4 .

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