Installing on AIX

The downloaded installation package contains the compressed installation files.

Two packages are required: one for the common components of Tectia Client and Server, and one for the specific components of Tectia Client.

To install Tectia Client on AIX, follow the instructions below:

  1. Unpack the downloaded tar package.

  2. Unpack the installation packages:

    $ uncompress ssh-tectia-common-<version>-aix-6-7-powerpc.bff.Z
    $ uncompress ssh-tectia-client-<version>-aix-6-7-powerpc.bff.Z

    In the commands, <version> is the current package version of Tectia Client (for example,

  3. Install the packages by running the following commands with root privileges:

    # installp -d ssh-tectia-common-<version>-aix-6-7-powerpc.bff SSHTectia.Common
    # installp -d ssh-tectia-client-<version>-aix-6-7-powerpc.bff SSHTectia.Client
  4. Copy the license file to directory: /etc/ssh2/licenses. (This is not necessary in "third-digit" maintenance updates.) See also Licensing.