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Text For Banner

Definition - What does Text For Banner mean?

Text for banner is a notification message from a router, which displays predetermined text whenever a router is turned on or logged on. The text for banner message is generally integrated in the router's firmware. It is primarily for displaying a default administrator message on welcome screens.

Also known as text banner.

Techopedia explains Text For Banner

Text for banner is a popular technique network administrators implement to warn or alarm users attempting to login to a router. Generally, these messages are implemented to warn a malicious hacker against the illegitimate access to a router. Of course, it's not as if a hacker will stop because of a message if they have intent of breaking into a system. Just as common is a message to differentiate among many routers of the same make and model within an enterprise IT infrastructure.

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