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KB-8047: sshd_config option 'Match Host' stops working after upgrading to Centrify Suite 2016.1

Authentication Service ,  

30 December,16 at 09:58 PM

Applies to:
Centrify enabled OpenSSH packaged in Suite 2016.1 and up on all platforms.

Configured 'Match Host' in Centrify enabled OpenSSH.  This option was working fine until upgraded to Centrify Suite 2016.1

The Centrify enabled OpenSSH packaged in Suite 2016.1 is built base on Stock OpenSSH 7.2 while the previous version was based on Stock OpenSSH 6.7.

Starting from version 6.8, Stock OpenSSH has changed default value of option 'UseDNS' from yes to no, and this is the reason why 'Match Host' option using host name will not get resolved.

Modify sshd_config file:

for Centrify enabled OpenSSH

 for Stock OpenSSH

#UseDNS no
UseDNS yes

restart sshd daemon then 'Match Host' configuration will start working again