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4.6. Configuring Fingerprints Using authconfig

4.6.1. Using Fingerprint Authentication in the UI

When there is appropriate hardware available, the Enable fingerprint reader support option allows fingerprint scans to be used to authenticate local users in addition to other credentials.
Fingerprint Options

Figure 4.4. Fingerprint Options

4.6.2. Configuring Fingerprint Authentication in the Command Line

There is one option to enable support for fingerprint readers. This option can be used alone or in conjunction with other authconfig settings, like LDAP user stores.
[root@server ~]# authconfig --enablefingerprint --update