There are two ways of doing this.
The first suggested by Viet_Q_Hoang was to modify the
Dtlogin*greeting.labelString in the Xresource file. I put the
warning message in this string with \n for new lines and also
tweaked the Dtlogin*greeting.fontlist for font size. This gave
me the warning message on the same GUI as the login prompt.
The other method suggested by Gavin Brennan was to put
and xmessage command in the Xsetup file for CDE. The
xmessage command takes a file as an argument. You could
use /etc/motd as this file and that file is displayed
in a separate window before the CDE login screen
Thank you all for your help
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