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SSH

Should I Remove the OpenSSL Library?

When Tectia Client is not used in the FIPS compliant mode (for more information, see Enabling FIPS 140-2 Mode), the OpenSSL cryptographic library is not needed and can be removed.

If you do not use the FIPS mode and want to remove OpenSSL from your Tectia Client installation, the following sections provide per-platform instructions for doing it.


 

 
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