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SSH Tectia 
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    About This Document>>
    Installing SSH Tectia Client >>
    Getting Started >>
    Configuring SSH Tectia Client >>
    Connecting to a Remote Host Computer>>
        Connecting to a Remote Host>>
        Defining Profiles >>
            Adding Profiles
            Editing Profiles
            Globally Accessible Profiles
    Transferring Files>>
    Tunneling Applications>>
    GUI Reference>>
    Troubleshooting >>
    Command-Line Tools >>

Editing Profiles

Select Profiles -> Edit Profiles to modify existing profiles. The Edit Profiles dialog opens, allowing you to edit all the host-specific settings associated with this particular connection.

Click the tabs at the top of the page to switch between pages. For a closer look on the settings displayed in each tab, see Sections Defining Connection Settings, Selecting Ciphers, Selecting Authentication Methods, Defining Keyboard Settings, Selecting Colors, Tunneling Applications, Profile-Specific File Transfer Settings, and Defining Remote Favorites.


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Figure : Use the Profiles dialog to modify settings for each host computer

You can make changes to several profiles at the same time by changing the profile with the profile tree displayed on the left-hand side of the Edit Profiles dialog.

When you have finished editing the settings, click OK to save the new profile definition.

Note: Before editing the profiles, the .ssh2 settings are copied into backup files with the file extension .bak. If you remove these backup files, you will not be able to revert back to the old settings.

Profiles Shortcut Menu

Click the profile tree with the right mouse button, and a shortcut menu opens. If you right-click on a profile, you can select from the following options:

  • Connect

    Select the Connect option to immediately connect to the remote host computer associated with the profile.

  • Copy

    Select this option to copy the profile definition onto the clipboard. Now you can click an empty location in the profile tree and paste a copy of the profile there.

  • Cut

    Select this option to remove the profile from its present location in the profile tree. Now you can click an empty location in the profile tree and paste the profile there.

  • Delete

    Select this option to remove the profile. A Confirm Delete dialog opens, asking you to confirm removing the selected profile.

  • Rename

    Select this option to type in a new name for the profile. It is a good idea to give each profile a descriptive name so that the profiles are easy to recognize.

  • Create Shortcut

    Select the Create Shortcut option to create a shortcut to the currently defined profile on the Windows desktop. The shortcut will have the name of the current profile (typically the remote host computer that you are connected to). When you later click on the shortcut, SSH Tectia Client is launched with the settings that have been saved for the profile.

If you right-click on an empty location on the profile tree, you can select from two options:

  • Paste

    Select this option to paste a profile that you have copied.

  • New Folder

    Select this option to create a new folder in the profile tree.

Organizing Profiles

If you have defined a long list of profiles, it may be a good idea to organize them into folders. Click the profile list with the right mouse button, and select the New Folder option to create a new folder in the profile tree. Type a name for the new folder.

Now you can use the mouse to drag and drop the profiles and arrange them into folders.


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Figure : Creating a new folder for organizing profiles

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