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
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.
Don't display the date of the last login.
Don't display the terminal name on which the last login was
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 nodate is
MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
Only the session module type is provided.
Everything was successful.
Internal service module error.
User not known.
Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to display the last login
time of an user:
session required pam_lastlog.so nowtmp
Lastlog logging file
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)
pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org>.