Tectia Client can be installed on VMware ESX in two ways:
directly on the VMware ESX Server's Service Console; this section gives instructions for this case.
on a VMware guest host running a supported version of the operating system; see the platform-specific installation instructions above.
Tectia functionality has been tested on VMware ESX Server's Service Console as a replacement of OpenSSH.
Keep in mind that Tectia Client software may need to be re-installed after every VMware ESX upgrade.
When installing Tectia Client directly on the VMware ESX Service
Console, use the Tectia Linux installation package for the x86 platform
architecture. The downloaded online installation package contains the RPM
installation files. On the installation CD-ROM, the installation packages
for Linux are located in the
Two packages are always required: one for the common components of Tectia Client and Server, and one for the specific components of Tectia Client. If you want to use the product with a graphical user interface (GUI), install also the optional GUI support package.
To install Tectia Client on the VMware ESX Service Console, follow the instructions below:
Unpack the downloaded
You have the following installation packages:
ssh-tectia-common-<version>-linux-x86.rpm ssh-tectia-client-<version>-linux-x86.rpm ssh-tectia-guisupport-<version>-linux-x86.rpm
In the commands,
<version> indicates the product
release version and the current build number (for example,
Install the packages with root privileges:
# rpm -Uvh ssh-tectia-common-<version>-linux-x86.rpm # rpm -Uvh ssh-tectia-client-<version>-linux-x86.rpm # rpm -Uvh ssh-tectia-guisupport-<version>-linux-x86.rpm
Copy the license file to the
(This is not necessary in "third-digit" maintenance updates.)
See also Licensing.