NOLOGINSection: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)
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NAMEnologin - prevent non-root users from logging into the system
DESCRIPTIONIf the file /etc/nologin exists, login(1) will allow access only to root. Other users will be shown the contents of this file and their logins will be refused.
SEE ALSOlogin(1), shutdown(8)
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