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Re: rc.conf.local update_motd=NO
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: rc.conf.local update_motd=NO
- From: Joachim Schipper <j_(_dot_)_schipper_(_at_)_math_(_dot_)_uu_(_dot_)_nl>
- Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 09:13:13 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 10:30:10AM +0800, Lars Hansson wrote:
> On Thursday 20 April 2006 03:42, Eduardo Alvarenga wrote:
> > > Just leave the first two lines of motd intact, add you local motd after
> > > the two first lines, and your message will not be touched.
> > The patch prevents rc from adding these two lines into the motd file.
> > What I want is to not show information about the system and *JUST* my
> > personal motd, for security purposes and to follow the company's
> > policy.
> What security purposes? You have local users who you dont trust to know the
> operating system? Users who cant run "uname"?
Users who have no account?
I don't really see the point here, as physical security is required
anyway, but I can see why the patch would be useful - it's a bit of a
FAQ, after all, and there are valid esthetic reasons for patching.
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