CentOS 8 disable Activate the web console message

When login to CentOS 8 using SSH, you get a message asking you to enable web console.

centos 8 cockpit

You can uninstall cockpit with command

If you just need to disable the message, delete the file

This is actually a symlink to file /run/cockpit/motd

See CentOS 8

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  • The cockpit entries are under /etc/motd.d/cockpit and /etc/issue.d/cockpit.issue

    motd shows after users login
    issue shows before users login

    Removing both worked for me

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