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Notification for unauthorized logins

As we rollout Windows XP and Windows 2000 AD, we are considering the use of policies to trigger a notification prior to login. Can you provide some references to appropriate text which would tell unauthorized users what they should not do?


How much text do you want to display? You could display your organization's Acceptable Use Policy, which should define what users can and cannot do. A common logon message is "For Business Use Only. Unauthorized Use is Prohibited." Another common logon message is "WARNING: Unauthorized access to this computer system is prohibited and is subject to criminal and civil penalties." Finally, the following link provides some examples of logon messages used by the DOE: http://www.cio.anl.gov/warning.html#requirement.


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This was first published in March 2002

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