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SSH Tectia 
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    About This Document>>
    Installing SSH Tectia Client >>
    Getting Started >>
    Configuring SSH Tectia Client >>
        Defining Profile Settings >>
        Defining Global Settings >>
            Defining the Appearance
            Selecting the Font
            Defining Messages
            Authenticating Users
            Managing Keys
            Managing Custom Keys
            Managing Certificates
            Using SSH Accession Lite
            Managing PKCS #11 Providers
            Authenticating Servers
            Managing Host Keys
            Managing CA Certificates
            Defining LDAP Servers
            Defining Advanced File Transfer Options
            Defining File Transfer Mode
            Defining Proxy Settings
            Defining Security Settings
        Editing the Configuration Files >>
        Using Command-Line Options
        Customizing the User Interface>>
    Connecting to a Remote Host Computer>>
    Transferring Files>>
    Tunneling Applications>>
    GUI Reference>>
    Troubleshooting >>
    Command-Line Tools >>

Defining Proxy Settings

The proxy server settings can be configured using the Proxy page of the Settings dialog. The options are HTTP, SOCKS4, and SOCKS5.

Note: SOCKS5 authentication or encryption functionality is not supported.

Connecting through a proxy requires that the Connect through proxy option on the Connection page has been selected. For more information, see Section Defining Connection Settings.

Figure : The Proxy page of the Settings dialog

  • Proxy Server

    Enter the proxy server address. The format of the address for a SOCKS proxy is:


    The format of the address for an HTTP proxy is:


    An example of a proxy server setting:


    In this case, the host and port 1080 (default) are used as your SOCKS server for connections outside of networks (16-bit domain) and (8-bit domain). Those networks are connected directly. If this option is used, it should almost always contain the local loopback network ( as a network that is connected directly.

  • SOCKS Version

    If a SOCKS proxy is used, select its type. Available options are SOCKS4 and SOCKS5. This setting has no effect with an HTTP proxy.

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