pam_lastlog - PAM module to display date of last login
pam_lastlog.so [debug] [silent] [never] [nodate] [nohost] [noterm] [nowtmp] [noupdate] [showfailed]
pam_lastlog is a PAM module to display a line of information about the last login of the user. In addition, the module maintains the /var/log/lastlog file.
Some applications may perform this function themselves. In such cases, this module is not necessary.
debugPrint debug information.
silentDont inform the user about any previous login, just update the /var/log/lastlog file.
neverIf the /var/log/lastlog file does not contain any old entries for the user, indicate that the user has never previously logged in with a welcome message.
nodateDont display the date of the last login.
notermDont display the terminal name on which the last login was attempted.
nohostDont indicate from which host the last login was attempted.
nowtmpDont update the wtmp entry.
noupdateDont update any file.
showfailedDisplay number of failed login attempts and the date of the last failed attempt from btmp. The date is not displayed when nodate is specified.
Only the session module type is provided.
PAM_SUCCESSEverything was successful.
PAM_SERVICE_ERRInternal service module error.
PAM_USER_UNKNOWNUser not known.
Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to display the last login time of an user:
session required pam_lastlog.so nowtmp
/var/log/lastlogLastlog logging file
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)
pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
|Linux-PAM Manual||PAM_LASTLOG (8)||06/04/2011|