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.\"     @(#)nologin.8	8.1 (Berkeley) 6/19/93
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.Dd June 19, 1993
.Dt NOLOGIN 8
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm nologin
.Nd politely refuse a login
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm
utility displays a message that an account is not available and
exits non-zero.
It is intended as a replacement shell field for accounts that
have been disabled.
.Pp
To disable all logins,
investigate
.Xr nologin 5 .
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr login 1 ,
.Xr nologin 5
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
utility appeared in
.Bx 4.4 .