How to remove potentially sensitive data from a sosreport

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  • Some of our environments have security policies around sending data externally, such as an sosreport. We would like the ability to run a --redacted flag on sosreport to have anything that could potentially be sensitive automatically stripped out of sosreport.


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

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