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KB-6961: How to stop Centrify OpenSSH from starting if it doesn't appear in the chkconfig list

Auditing and Monitoring Service ,   Authentication Service ,   DirectSecure ,  

31 May,16 at 05:14 PM

Applies to: All version of Centrify enabled OpenSSH.

How can I stop Centrify enabled OpenSSH from starting on Linux computer startup?


Usually you should be able to stop the service without any special actions but, occasionally, centrify-sshd doesn't show up when you do a chkconfig command but you know it is running. In order to stop it please type in the following command:

chkconfig centrify-sshd off

In order to prevent it from starting when the machine starts up. please type in the following command after stopping the service:

chkconfig --del centrify-sshd

Centrify enabled OpenSSH can be added back to startup with the following command:

chkconfig --add centrify-sshd