Nexpose Security Scanner Cannot SSH Into FIPS-Enabled Servers.

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The Nexpose security scanning software cannot SSH into servers to conduct its security sweep.  Those remote servers had been made FIPS 140-2 compliant.  Attempts to SSH from the Nexpose-running RHEL server using RHEL's OpenSSH client to those remote servers were successful.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Nexpose 6.1.2

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