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SSH Tectia

SSH Tectia® Client 5.2

User Manual

SSH Communications Security Corp.

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8 June 2007


Table of Contents

1. About This Document
Documentation Conventions
Customer Support
Component Terminology
2. Installing SSH Tectia Client
Planning the Installation
System Requirements
Packaging
Licensing
Upgrading from Version 4.x to 5.x
Upgrading from 5.x Version
Installing the SSH Tectia Client Software
Installing on AIX
Installing on HP-UX
Installing on Linux
Installing on Solaris
Installing on Windows
Removing the SSH Tectia Client Software
Removing from AIX
Removing from HP-UX
Removing from Linux
Removing from Solaris
Removing from Windows
3. Getting Started
Product Components
Location of SSH Tectia Client Files
File Locations on Unix
File Locations on Windows
SSH Tectia Status Dialog Box (Windows)
Connections View
Keys View
Logs View
Connecting to a Remote Host
Using the GUI Client (Windows)
Using the Command-Line Client
Using Public-Key Authentication
Examples of Use
4. Configuring Connection Broker
ssh-broker-config - SSH Connection Broker configuration file format
SSH Tectia Configuration Tool (Windows)
Defining General Settings
Defining Default Settings
Defining Proxy Rules
Defining Logging Settings
Defining Connection Profiles
Defining User Authentication
Defining Server Authentication
Defining SSH Tectia Connector Settings (SSH Tectia Connector)
Defining FTP-SFTP Conversion Rules (SSH Tectia Client with EFT Expansion Pack)
Defining Static Tunnels
5. Configuring SSH Tectia Client GUI (Windows)
Defining Global Settings
Defining the Appearance
Selecting the Font and Terminal Window Size
Selecting Colors
Defining Messages
Defining File Transfer Settings
Defining Advanced File Transfer Options
Defining File Transfer Mode
Defining Local Favorites
Defining Security Settings
Printing
Using Command-Line Options
Customizing the User Interface
Saving Settings
Loading Settings
Customize Dialog
Customizing Toolbars
6. Authentication
Server Authentication with Public Keys
Host Key Storage Formats
Using the System-Wide Host Key Storage
Using the OpenSSH known_hosts File
Server Authentication with Certificates
Using the Configuration File (Unix)
Using the GUI (Windows)
User Authentication with Passwords
Using the Configuration File (Unix)
Using the GUI (Windows)
User Authentication with Public Keys
Creating Keys with ssh-keygen-g3
Uploading the Public Key Manually
Creating Keys with the Key Generation Wizard (Windows)
Uploading the Public Key Automatically (Windows)
Using Keys Generated with OpenSSH
Special Considerations with Windows Servers
User Authentication with Certificates
Using the Configuration File (Unix)
Using the GUI (Windows)
Host-Based User Authentication (Unix)
User Authentication with Keyboard-Interactive
Using the Configuration File (Unix)
Using the GUI (Windows)
User Authentication with GSSAPI
Using the Configuration File (Unix)
Using the GUI (Windows)
7. Transferring Files
File Transfer with the Command-Line Client
Using scpg3
Using sftpg3
File Transfer with the File Transfer GUI (Windows)
Defining File Transfer Settings
Downloading Files with the File Transfer GUI
Uploading Files with the File Transfer GUI
Defining File Properties
Differences from Windows Explorer
FTP-SFTP Conversion (EFT Expansion Pack)
Enabling FTP-SFTP Conversion (Windows)
Enabling FTP-SFTP Conversion (Unix)
Enabling Direct MVS Dataset Access (z/OS)
Enhanced File Transfer (EFT Expansion Pack)
FTP Tunneling
8. Tunneling
Local Tunnels
Dynamic Tunneling
Transparent Tunneling with SSH Tectia Connector
Remote Tunnels
FTP Tunneling
X11 Forwarding
Agent Forwarding
9. Troubleshooting SSH Tectia Client
Starting Connection Broker in Debug Mode
Common problems
Troubleshooting GSSAPI Authentication
Password Window Loses Focus
A. Command-Line Tools
ssh-broker-g3 - SSH Connection Broker - Generation 3
sshg3 - Secure Shell terminal client - Generation 3
scpg3 - Secure Shell file copy client - Generation 3
sftpg3 - Secure Shell file transfer client - Generation 3
ssh-convert-ftp (EFT Expansion Pack on Unix) - Convert unsecured FTP connections to secured SFTP
ssh-keygen-g3 - authentication key pair generator
ssh-cmpclient-g3 - CMP enrollment client
ssh-certview-g3 - certificate viewer
ssh-ekview-g3 - external key viewer
B. Egrep Syntax
Egrep Patterns
Escaped Tokens for Regex Syntax Egrep
Character Sets For Egrep
C. GUI Reference
Terminal Window
Terminal Window Title Bar
Terminal Window Status Bar
Terminal Window Shortcut Menu
File Transfer Window
File Transfer Window Title Bar
File Transfer Window Menu Bar
File Transfer Window Toolbars
File Transfer Window Status Bar
Local View
Local Folder View
Remote View
Remote Folder View
Transfer View
Navigating in the File Transfer Window
File Transfer Shortcut Menus
Toolbar Reference
Basic Toolbar
File Transfer Window, Toolbar Buttons
Profiles Bar
File Transfer Window, File Bar
Menu Reference
File Menu
Edit Menu
Terminal Window, View Menu
File Transfer Window, View Menu
File Transfer Window, Operation Menu
Window Menu
Help Menu
D. Broker Configuration File Syntax
E. Man Pages and Help Files
F. Audit Messages
Index

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