Updated: 2021/Apr/14


NOLOGIN(8)                  System Manager's Manual                 NOLOGIN(8)

NAME
     nologin - politely refuse a login

SYNOPSIS
     nologin

DESCRIPTION
     nologin displays a message that an account is not available and returns a
     non-zero exit code.  It is intended as a replacement shell field for
     accounts that have been disabled.

SEE ALSO
     login(1)

HISTORY
     The nologin command appeared in 4.4BSD, a free re-implementation was
     contributed in NetBSD 1.5 to avoid bloat through the copyright comment.

AUTHORS
     Re-implementation by Hubert Feyrer <hubertf@NetBSD.org>.

NetBSD 9.99                   September 12, 2016                   NetBSD 9.99