ssh login banner

Thomas K Gamble tkg at
Tue Jun 30 12:34:55 UTC 2009

Since upgrading to jaunty, my ssh client no longer interprets the ansi escape 
sequences of the banner on the server side.  I have two servers that I 
regularly login to with the same banner (company requirement).  Here is the 
heading of the banner:

                         \033[1;31m NOTICE TO USERS\033[0m

Hardy displayed these colors properly when logging in.  Konsole still displays 
them if I cat the file.  Ssh from server to server displays it properly.  Once 
logged in, the custom bash prompt displays correctly. It seems to be a client 
side problem with Jaunty's ssh and the login sequence.  Any clues?

Thomas K. Gamble
System/Network Administrator, Cyber Systems Security Officer
Chemical Diagnostics and Engineering (C-CDE)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
MS-J565,p:505-665-4323 f:505-665-4267

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
    Henry Kissinger
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