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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
            Printing
        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 >>

Managing Custom Keys

Users can be authenticated using custom keys. Define the key location on the Custom Keys page of the Settings dialog.


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Figure : The Custom Keys page

Custom keys can also be defined for the command-line client with IdentityKeyFile in the ssh2_config configration file, found in the C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\SSH directory, and global.dat configuration file, found in the Client installation directory.

The corresponding public key of the SSH Tectia or OpenSSH private key which is specified with the IdentityKeyFile configuration option or command-line option -K is offered to the server before private keys specified in the identification file.

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