For our Linux servers we have the following at the login.
This computer system is for authorized users only. Individuals using this
system without authority or in excess of their authority are subject to
having all their activities on this system monitored and recorded or
examined by any authorized person, including law enforcement, as system
personnel deem appropriate. In the course of monitoring individuals
improperly using the system or in the course of system maintenance, the
activities of authorized users may also be monitored and recorded. Any
material so recorded may be disclosed as appropriate. Anyone using this
system consents to these terms.
On 11/14/07 11:13 AM, "Kwiatkowski, Nicholas" <[log in to unmask]>
> I would imagine that something along the lines of :
> "This machine is owned by Michigan State University. Its use must
> conform to the Acceptable Use Policy of Computer Systems, Software and
> University Digital Network."
> -Nick Kwiatkowski
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MSU Network Administrators Group [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Lounds, Victor
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:07 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MSUNAG] Disclaimer Messages
> I'll try to keep this message short, sweet and coherent. Is there any
> type of template that MSU uses as a disclaimer message for all
> workstations/servers that are owned by MSU? In corporate world
> typically when you log onto a computer there is a logon banner message
> which basically says...
> "this computer is owned by Michigan State University, blah blah blah,
> don't do bad stuff, blah blah blah"...?
> Considering that this campus is a supporter of "academic freedom" I know
> this could be a touchy subject :-), but at the same time I don't want a
> hacker to "own" the computer or the data that he or she could be storing
> on it. This might even be a question to post to the lawyers. Doug
> suggested that I ask around so this is probably a good start.