NOLOGIN

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)
Updated: 2017-09-15
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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)  

COLOPHON

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