How to change welcome message (motd) on Ubuntu 18.04 server - LinuxConfig.org


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The welcome message shown to a user upon the terminal login whether it is via remote SSH login or directly via TTY or terminal is a part of motd also known as "Message Of The Day" daemon. The motd message can by customized to fit individual needs of each user or administrator by modifying the /etc/motd file or script within the /etc/update-motd.d directory.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-change-welcome-message-motd-on-ubuntu-18-04-server