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The system must allow locking of the console screen in text mode.
Installing "screen" ensures a console locking capability is available for users who may need to suspend console logins.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide
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Run the following command to determine if the "screen" package is installed:
# rpm -q screen
If the package is not installed, this is a finding.
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To enable console screen locking when in text mode, install the "screen" package:
# yum install screen
Instruct users to begin new terminal sessions with the following command:
The console can now be locked with the following key combination: