1. NAME

pam_lastlog - PAM module to display date of last login

2. SYNOPSIS

pam_lastlog.so [debug] [silent] [never] [nodate] [nohost] [noterm] [nowtmp] [noupdate] [showfailed]

3. DESCRIPTION

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.

4. OPTIONS

debug
    Print debug information.

silent
    Don\'t inform the user about any previous login, just update the /var/log/lastlog file.

never
    If 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.

nodate
    Don\'t display the date of the last login.

noterm
    Don\'t display the terminal name on which the last login was attempted.

nohost
    Don\'t indicate from which host the last login was attempted.

nowtmp
    Don\'t update the wtmp entry.

noupdate
    Don\'t update any file.

showfailed
    Display number of failed login attempts and the date of the last failed attempt from btmp. The date is not displayed when nodate is specified.

5. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

Only the session module type is provided.

6. RETURN VALUES

PAM_SUCCESS
    Everything was successful.

PAM_SERVICE_ERR
    Internal service module error.

PAM_USER_UNKNOWN
    User not known.

7. EXAMPLES

Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to display the last login time of an user:


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   session  required  pam_lastlog.so nowtmp

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8. FILES

/var/log/lastlog
    Lastlog logging file

9. SEE ALSO

pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)

10. AUTHOR

pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan < >.