RHEL-08-010049 - RHEL 8 must display a banner before granting local or remote access to the system via a graphical user logon.

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Display of a standardized and approved use notification before granting access to the operating system ensures privacy and security notification verbiage used is consistent with applicable federal laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance.

System use notifications are required only for access via logon interfaces with human users and are not required when such human interfaces do not exist.

Satisfies: SRG-OS-000023-GPOS-00006, SRG-OS-000228-GPOS-00088


Configure the operating system to display a banner before granting access to the system.

Note: If the system does not have a graphical user interface installed, this requirement is Not Applicable.

Create a database to contain the system-wide graphical user logon settings (if it does not already exist) with the following command:

$ sudo touch /etc/dconf/db/local.d/01-banner-message

Add the following lines to the [org/gnome/login-screen] section of the '/etc/dconf/db/local.d/01-banner-message':



Run the following command to update the database:

$ sudo dconf update

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000048, Rule-ID|SV-244519r743806_rule, STIG-ID|RHEL-08-010049, Vuln-ID|V-244519

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 5e9c652fe077900a67e94d6fcc01f438eda54f27759a109204e540ccd12db06a