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NOLOGIN(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual		    NOLOGIN(8)

NAME
     nologin --	politely refuse	a login

SYNOPSIS
     nologin

DESCRIPTION
     The nologin utility displays a message that an account is not available
     and exits non-zero.  It is	intended as a replacement shell	field for ac-
     counts that have been disabled.

     To	disable	all logins, investigate	nologin(5).

SEE ALSO
     login(1), nologin(5)

HISTORY
     The nologin utility appeared in 4.4BSD.

BSD				 June 19, 1993				   BSD

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