NAMEpam_lastlog - PAM module to display date of last login
SYNOPSISpam_lastlog.so [debug] [silent] [never] [nodate] [nohost] [noterm] [nowtmp] [noupdate] [showfailed]
DESCRIPTIONpam_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.
OPTIONSdebug 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.
MODULE TYPES PROVIDEDOnly the session module type is provided.
RETURN VALUESPAM_SUCCESS Everything was successful. PAM_SERVICE_ERR Internal service module error. PAM_USER_UNKNOWN User not known.
EXAMPLESAdd the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to display the last login time of an user: session required pam_lastlog.so nowtmp
FILES/var/log/lastlog Lastlog logging file
SEE ALSOpam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)
AUTHORpam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org>. PAM_LASTLOG(8)