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login.access

LOGIN.ACCESS(5) File Formats Manual LOGIN.ACCESS(5)

NAME

login.accesslogin access control table

DESCRIPTION

The login.access file specifies on which ttys or from which hosts certain users are allowed to login.
At login, the /etc/login.access file is checked for the first entry that matches a specific user/host or user/tty combination. That entry can either allow or deny login access to that user.
Each entry have three fields separated by colon:
If the string EXCEPT is found in either the user or from list, the rest of the list are exceptions to the list before EXCEPT.

BUGS

If there's a user and a group with the same name, there is no way to make the group match if the user also matches.

SEE ALSO

login(1)

AUTHORS

The login_access() function was written by Wietse Venema. This manual page was written for Heimdal.
March 21, 2003 HEIMDAL