nologin (5)

NAME

nologin - prevent unprivileged users from logging into the system

DESCRIPTION

If the file /etc/nologin exists and is readable, login(1) will allow access only to root. Other users will be shown the contents of this file and their logins will be refused. This provides a simple way of temporarily disabling all unprivileged logins.

FILES

/etc/nologin

SEE ALSO

login(1), shutdown(8)

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
Linux
Source updated
September 15, 2017
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018