Thursday, November 21, 2013

Creating custom SSH welcome messages

Creating custom SSH welcome messages using motd (message of the day) to protect and secure SSH logins by displaying warming message to UN-authorized users or display welcome or informational messages to authorized users.

  • Login to your server as root via SSH. 
  • sudo vim /etc/motd 
  • Now type in the message you want everyone to see.
 ######### Welcome to the Vishal's server #########
 ###         This is the webServer                               ###
 ###########################################

Save and Quit,

Logout of SSH then log back in, you will receive your new greeting!
 
 
 
 
 
 
...EnJoY...
Vishal Vyas

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