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The content of this file is displayed to the user when they log in, e.g. via ssh.

See also:

What does "motd" mean? WHat does it stand for?
Which process / package creates this file?
What's the difference between this and /etc/issue?
What information can/should/shouldn't be put here?

# equery belongs /etc/motd
* Searching for /etc/motd ...
// no result

/etc/motd is created by the following script: