This document describes the SSH Tectia client/server solution and its components. This document is intended as background information for persons responsible for the deployment and operation of the solution.
The SSH Tectia client/server solution consists of the following products that can be purchased and installed separately, but ideally, the SSH Tectia client- and server-side components work together:
SSH Tectia Client
SSH Tectia ConnectSecure
SSH Tectia Server
SSH Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z
This document contains the following information:
Introduction to the SSH Tectia client/server solution
Features and benefits provided to the administrators and users
Architecture of the components, their configuration methods and the authentication methods used
Use cases which show how SSH Tectia client/server solution can be applied in enterprises
Product specification gives technical data
Glossary explains the basic Secure Shell -related terms and concepts
For instructions on installing and using the SSH Tectia products, refer to the product-specific manuals:
SSH Tectia Client/Server Quick Start Guide gives instructions on how to get started with SSH Tectia Client and Server, for example for evaluation purposes. There are two guides, one for Windows, and the other for Unix and Linux environments.
SSH Tectia Client User Manual gives instructions for installing and using SSH Tectia Client on Unix and Windows platforms, and on Linux running on IBM System z.
SSH Tectia ConnectSecure Administrator Manual contains instructions for installing and using SSH Tectia ConnectSecure on Unix and Windows platforms.
SSH Tectia Server Administrator Manual contains instructions for installing and using SSH Tectia Server on Unix and Windows platforms, and on Linux running on IBM System z.
In addition to the SSH Tectia Client Server and ConnectSecure, SSH offers efficient tools for handling MFT environments. For information on those tools, refer to their own product descriptions available at:
Information on other SSH Tectia products is available in their own documents:
SSH Tectia MFT Auditor Product Description contains information on the architecture and the features of SSH Tectia MFT Auditor that is a separate auditing and monitoring tool for MFT environments.
SSH Tectia MFT Events Product Description contains information on the architecture and the features of SSH Tectia MFT Events that is a separate product for managing file transfer events in enterprise MFT environments.
SSH Tectia Manager Product Description contains information on the architecture and the features of SSH Tectia Manager that is a centralized tool for managing the SSH Tectia product installations and configurations in enterprise environment.