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Credentialed Checks on Linux

The process described in this section enables you to perform local security checks on Linux based systems. The SSH daemon used in this example is OpenSSH. If you have a commercial variant of SSH, your procedure may be slightly different.

To enable local security checks, there are two basic methods that can be used:

  1. Use of a SSH private/public key pair
  2. User credentials and sudo access or credentials for su access

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