Set Up a Security Banner

You can create a security banner, which is a message that displays before users log in to the system remotely.


  1. In the system web interface, go to Security > Security Banner.
  2. Select Enable Security Banner.
  3. Configure the following settings and select Save.
    Setting Description
    Banner Text
    • Custom: Enter any text for the banner.
    • DoD: A default U.S. Department of Defense security banner. You can’t change this text.
    Remote Access Banner Text The security banner that displays on the system web interface and command-line API (SSH or telnet). Enter up to 2408 single-byte or 1024 double-byte characters. The text wraps to the next line as you type, but you can press Enter anywhere to force a line break.