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NOLOGIN(8)                BSD 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 con-
     tributed in NetBSD 1.5 by Hubert Feyrer to avoid bloat through the copy-
     right comment.

BSD                              June 19, 1993                             BSD