Section: Linux-PAM Manual (8) Updated: 08/31/2010 Local index
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
Some applications may perform this function themselves. In such cases, this module is not necessary.
Print debug information.
Don't inform the user about any previous login, just update the
file does not contain any old entries for the user, indicate that the user has never previously logged in with a welcome message.
Don't display the date of the last login.
Don't display the terminal name on which the last login was attempted.
Don't indicate from which host the last login was attempted.
Don't update the wtmp entry.
Don't update any file.
Display number of failed login attempts and the date of the last failed attempt from btmp. The date is not displayed when
MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
module type is provided.
Everything was successful.
Internal service module error.
User not known.
Add the following line to
to display the last login time of an user:
session required pam_lastlog.so nowtmp
Lastlog logging file
pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <email@example.com>.
- MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
- RETURN VALUES
- SEE ALSO
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