Deploy PSM for SSH (Unix connector)

This section includes instructions for deploying Privileged Session Manager for SSH.

What is Privileged Session Manager for SSH?

PSM for SSH enables users to connect to target UNIX systems from their own workstation without interrupting their native workflow. It records all activities that occur during privileged sessions in a compact format that can be accessed by authorized auditors. It provides privileged Single Sign-On capabilities and allows users to connect to target devices without being exposed to the privileged connection password.

For details on connecting to target machine using PSM for SSH, see Connect to Unix machines (using PSM for SSH).


The following limitations apply to PSM for SSH deployments:

  • You must specify all mandatory syntax parameters for connecting.
  • You cannot use multi-byte characters for user names and passwords.
  • You cannot include the target password as part of the connection string.

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