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Installing on Linux on IBM System z

Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z includes client-side tools that can be installed the same way as Tectia Client.

The installation files for both Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z and the client-side tools are included in the same installation bundle called ssh-tectia-server-ibm-z-<version>-linux-s390-comm.tar. The same installation package can be used on all supported Linux versions on IBM System z. On the installation CD-ROM, the installation packages for Linux on IBM System z are located in the /install/linux/ directory.

Download the online installation package containing the RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) binary packages. Two packages are required: one for the common components of Tectia Server and the client-side tools, and one for the specific components of the client.

To install the client-side tools of Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z, follow the instructions below:

  1. Unpack the downloaded tar package.

  2. Select the installation packages for Linux on IBM System z:


    In the commands, <version> indicates the product release version and the current build number (for example,

  3. Install the packages with root privileges:

    # rpm -Uvh ssh-tectia-common-<version>-linux-s390.rpm
    # rpm -Uvh ssh-tectia-client-<version>-linux-s390.rpm
  4. Copy the license file to the /etc/ssh2/licenses directory. See also Licensing.

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