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SSH Tectia

Installing on AIX

On the CD-ROM, the installation packages for AIX 5L platforms are located in the /install/aix/ directory. Two packages are required: one for common components of SSH Tectia Client and Server, and another for specific components of SSH Tectia Client. With SSH Tectia Client with EFT Expansion Pack you may choose to install either the full client package or the client package without sshg3.


You need GNU gzip in order to install SSH Tectia Client on AIX.

To install SSH Tectia Client on AIX, follow the instructions below::

  1. Unpack the packages using the following commands:

    $ gzip -d ssh-tectia-common-<ver>-aix5.x.bff.Z
    $ gzip -d ssh-tectia-client-<ver>-aix5.x.bff.Z

    In the commands, <ver> is the current package version of SSH Tectia Client (for example,

    (Optional with SSH Tectia Client with EFT Expansion Pack) If you do not want to install the sshg3 command, use the client-ft-only package instead of the client package:

    $ gzip -d ssh-tectia-client-ft-only-<ver>-aix5.x.bff.Z
  2. Install the packages by running the following commands with root privileges:

    # installp -d ssh-tectia-common-<ver>-aix5.x.bff SSHTectia.Common
    # installp -d ssh-tectia-client-<ver>-aix5.x.bff SSHTectia.Client

    (Optional with SSH Tectia Client with EFT Expansion Pack) For the ft-only package, the command is the following:

    # installp -d ssh-tectia-client-ft-only-<ver>-aix5.x.bff SSHTectia.ClientF
  3. (Optional with SSH Tectia Client with EFT Expansion Pack) Unpack the SDK installation package:

    $ gzip -d ssh-tectia-sdk-<ver>-aix5.x.bff.Z
  4. (Optional with SSH Tectia Client with EFT Expansion Pack) Install the SDK package with root privileges:

    # installp -d ssh-tectia-sdk-<ver>-aix5.x.bff SSHTectia.SDK
  5. (Not necessary in "third-digit" maintenance updates) Copy the license file to the /etc/ssh2/licenses directory. See Licensing.