At 12:41 PM on Tuesday  1 July 2003, Supote leelasupphakorn wrote:
> > Hi again. When I SSH into my 4.8 box, the first line of the banner is:
> > Last login: Mon Jun 30 19:31:44 2003 from 15-characters-of-a-host-name
> > That DNS name is truncated to 15 characters. I would much prefer an 
> > IP address. What do I need to change to get this?
> 
> > --Paul Hoffman

Run sshd with the -u 15 option.  You can do so by adding this line to
/etc/rc.conf:

    sshd_flags="-u 15"

> You can alter sshd's banner at the directive named "Banner"
> in the file "c/sshd/sshd_config".

That banner is shown before authentication, which is not what Paul is
talking about.


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David Siebörger
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