Tectia

Chapter 1 About This Document

This document describes installing and using Tectia Client and the client-side tools of Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z. In this manual, we use the name Tectia Client to refer to both product versions, as their behaviour is identical.

This manual is meant for Tectia Client users and administrators who install and configure the software.

This document contains the following information:

  • Installing Tectia Client and the client-side tools of Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z

  • Getting started

  • Authentication

  • Transferring files

  • Tunneling

  • Troubleshooting

  • Appendices, including command-line tool, GUI, and audit message references

The Connection Broker handles all cryptographic operations and authentication- related tasks for Tectia Client. In addition, Tectia Client is configured through the Connection Broker settings made either in an XML file, or in the Tectia Connections Configuration GUI as described in Tectia Connections Configuration GUI.

For general information on Tectia Client and its features, refer to Tectia Client/Server Product Description.