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Securing Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH)



Murugiah P. Souppaya, Karen Scarfone, Larry Feldman


This bulletin summarizes the information presented in NISTIR 7966, "Security of Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH)". The publication assists organizations in understanding the basics of SSH interactive and automated access management in an enterprise, focusing on the management of SSH user keys.
ITL Bulletin - January 2016
Report Number
January 2016


access control, authentication, automated access management, device authentication, interactive access management, Secure Shell (SSH), user authentication
Created January 11, 2016, Updated January 27, 2020