Linux Bastion Hosts on the AWS Cloud
Linux Bastion Host Quick Start

Customizing the Linux Bastion Host Banner

This Quick Start provides the default banner illustrated in Figure 4 for the Linux bastion hosts. The banner is suppressed by default, but you can enable it by setting the EnableBanner parameter to true during deployment.

            Default banner for Linux bastion hosts

Figure 4: Default banner for Linux bastion hosts


To customize the banner, you can create a ASCII text file with your own banner content, upload it to an S3 bucket or other publicly accessible location, and make sure that it is accessible from the host.