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The Question is:

Hello again,

I like to know the way to include a line of text just before
getting the prompt for username.


The Answer is:

In your system startup file (for V6.2, this file is
SYS$MANAGER:SYSTARTUP_VMS.COM), you may include a definition of the logical


Whatever text you include in the file SYS$MANAGER:ANNOUNCE.TXT will then be
displayed prior to the "Username: " prompt.

This logical is documented in the system startup template file