Bug 123404 - /etc/issue.net should be created at bootup automatically
/etc/issue.net should be created at bootup automatically
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: basesystem (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2004-05-18 01:55 EDT by Florian Effenberger
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-24 16:54:41 EDT
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Description Florian Effenberger 2004-05-18 01:55:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
/etc/issue.net should be created at (every) bootup automatically with 
fixed text (i.e. not using gettys special characters for kernel 
version determination, etc.) so it can be used as a SSH banner.

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How reproducible:
Always

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-24 16:54:41 EDT
This requires creating another initscript just for the purpose of
doing this, which just seems to be overkill.
Comment 2 Florian Effenberger 2004-05-24 17:31:25 EDT
However, this is great for using /etc/issue.net as an OpenSSH banner.
OpenSSH doesn't understand the getty special characters like \r, so
you have to put version info in the file itself.

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