Adding banner when login with ssh.

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Adding banner when login with ssh.

Post by philrich123 » Wed May 06, 2020 7:33 pm


The classical way to tell the sshd to add a banner when you login doesn't work with the stock qnap sshd.
The file /etc/ssh/sshd_config exists but qnap does nothing with it.
There is an other file that qnap use (/etc/config/ssh/sshd_config) but no chance to do something with it because qnap overwrites it at each start.
After some investigations, the best way for me to add a banner was to modify the file /etc/init.d/

So lets say that your banner is the file /etc/issue. Edit the file /etc/init.d/ and go to the function update_sshd_config(), and before the closing bracket of the function add a command to modify the config file.
Now the end of the function should looks like:

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	echo "banner /etc/issue" >>${SSHD_CONF}
This work with QTS4.3.3

BUT, each time you update your firmware you'll have to do it again!

Hope this could help others !

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