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removing centrifydc-openssh on live machines, and sshd takes over fine. why/how?

So far on the machines I've experimented with, I have observed success - that the stock sshd "takes over" and everything is hunky dory. 

 

This is interesting/cool to me. Does anyone know off the top of their head how this works? Is there a Centrify Guru out there named Robertson that can answer this question? 

 

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Re: removing centrifydc-openssh on live machines, and sshd takes over fine. why/how?

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I hope to one day be as good as Robertson, but the short answer to your question is that the post flight scripts when installing/uninstalling the Centrify OpenSSH take proper care of the stock OpenSSH.  

 

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Re: removing centrifydc-openssh on live machines, and sshd takes over fine. why/how?

Hello jcheng-

 

I'm not a guru like Robertson, but the stock SSH binaries are renamed *.pre_cdc at agent install time and put back into place when DirectControl is removed.

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Re: removing centrifydc-openssh on live machines, and sshd takes over fine. why/how?

I'm not sure who that guy Robertson is, but I'm sure he uses the community like many of us do, to learn and keep customers happy.

 

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