Quick Installation Guide

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System Requirements

  • Supported OS
  • HP-UX
    IRIX
    Linux 2.x
    SunOS 5.x
    Mac

  • UNIX Shell

Installation and Configuration

NOTE: The following steps must be performed on all systems you wish to recieve notifications from.

  1. Unpack the script.
  2. Edit the helpdesk variable (line 39) to be the email address you want help messages sent to.
  3. Type ./motdgen install [return]

That's it. That's all there is to it. The file has now been copied to the correct location and all the necessary links have been created. You should now be see a message detailing the host name, operating system, kernel version, number and type of processors, processor speed, total available RAM and total available swap every time you log into the system.