Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 69984
Checking mail on login (RFE)
Last modified: 2009-04-28 03:54:38 EDT
Description of Problem:
This is normally done by a 'login' program but usually we do not want
use it when logging to a machine via ssh and current versions of openssh
resigned from providing this service. OTOH there is 'pam_mail' module
but it is not easy to realize that it can be used for the purpose. I am
willing to bet that a vast majority of users will not even look in this
Can we have in /etc/pam.d/sshd an extra line which says:
This would make things much easier. If on the top of that a short reference
to README.pam_mail would show up if some release notes that would be even
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
This feature is not mentioned to be a default.