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Source Restriction

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A restriction configured for an authorized key that limits the IP addresses or host names from which login using the key may take place. In some SSH implementations, source restrictions can be configured by using a "from=" restriction in an authorized keys file.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7966