How to prevent Kernel from loading unauthorized Modules

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  • Are all Kernel modules provided by Red Hat signed?
  • What Kind of Keys are included in the Kernel?
  • What about 3rd Party Modules such as device drivers?
  • Is there some documentation available?
  • Is there a secure way to  prevent loading non-signed modules or signed by a unknown key?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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