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SSH Tectia

Configuration Files

The following files, located in the /etc/ssh2 directory, are used to store the SSH Tectia Client configuration information:

  • /etc/ssh2/ssh-broker-config.xml: the global Connection Broker configuration file

  • /etc/ssh2/hostkeys: the global directory for known remote server host keys

The user-specific configurations are stored in each user's $HOME/.ssh2 directory:

  • $HOME/.ssh2/ssh-broker-config.xml: the user-specific Connection Broker configuration file

  • $HOME/.ssh2/hostkeys: the user-specific directory for known remote server host keys

  • $HOME/.ssh2/identification: the identification file used with public-key authentication

  • $HOME/.ssh2/random_seed: the random number seed file for cryptographic operations


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