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2501 - Configuring GM login banner


There is a new corporate security policy agreement that needs to be displayed to all users logging into the Grid. Please update the login banner so that everyone sees this message.

Estimate Completion Time

  • 5 to 10 minutes






Grid Manager UI




  • Administrative access to the Grid

Course References

  • 1002: Using the NIOS Grid Manager UI

  • 2002: Managing NIOS Grid and Grid Members

Lab Initiation

Access jump-desktop

Once the lab is deployed, you can access the virtual machines required to complete this lab activity. To initiate the lab, click on the jump-desktop tile and login to the Linux UI:

Username: training

Password: infoblox

Initiate lab

To initiate the lab, double-click the Launch Lab icon on the Desktop.

Launch Lab

Launch Lab

Choose the lab number from the list and click OK.

After clicking OK, you will see a pop-up message with a brief description of the lab task. If the description looks correct, click Yes to continue lab initiation.

Lab initiation will take a couple of minutes to finish.

Once complete, you will see another pop-up message with the login credentials and the URL for the Grid Manager’s User Interface. Note that the credentials may differ from those from prior labs.

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Task 1: Changing the login banner

The new message to be displayed is this:

"Unauthorized or improper use of this system is prohibited. By continuing to use this system you agree to the terms and conditions of use."

Please update the login banner so this message is displayed to everyone who attempts to login to the GM.


Task 1 Solution: Changing login banner

Login banner is a basic Grid Property. To set one in NIOS:

  1. Navigate to Grid → Grid Manager

  2. Select Grid Properties from the Toolbar on the right side of the window

  3. Switch to the Security tab

  4. Scroll down to find the checkbox to Enable Login Banner

  5. Check the box and add the message

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