identification file for telnet sessions


The file /etc/ is a text file which contains a message or system identification to be printed before the login prompt of a telnet session. It may contain various `%-char' sequences. The following sequences are supported by telnetd

- show the current tty
- show the system node name (FQDN)
- show the name of the NIS domain
- show the current time and date
- show the name of the operating system
- show the machine (hardware) type
- show the operating system release
- show the operating system version
- display a single '%' character