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Host-Based User Authentication

Host-based authentication uses the public host key of the client machine to authenticate a user to the remote server. The remote Secure Shell server can be either a Unix, Windows, or z/OS server.

Setting up host-based authentication usually requires administrator (root) privileges on the server. The setup is explained in the Tectia Server documentation.


 

 
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