Cannot connect to SSH Device with MAC (Message Authentication Code) set in sshd_config.

Document ID : KB000006504
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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I am trying to setup a Red Hat 7.x SSH Endpoint type in Privileged Identity Manager Enterprise Manager but I am getting the following message. 

Error: Create administrative account for endpoint failed: details:Cannot find the account to be created in the target system: endpointType: SSH Device ,endpointName:Red Hat, accountName:root. Check if the User Login is case sensitive..

I have recently updated to Red Hat 7.x and setup strict security standards for SSHD by using the following MACs:,,,hmac-sha2-512,hmac-sha2-256,,hmac-ripemd160,

Red Hat 7.x with Message Authentication Codes set in sshd_configEnterprise Manager 12.8.x and 12.9.x

This is caused by the version of Ganymed SSH-2 for Java we use within the product. 


An updated version can be provided by opening support case by asking for fix T6FA002.