SSH Tectia client/server solution is easy to install, and it can be configured using a GUI or by editing an XML configuration file.
The installation process of SSH Tectia products is effortless and requires no changes to the operating system. SSH Tectia Client can also be easily installed by the end users themselves if the security policy allows. Installations can also be managed with SSH Tectia Manager which is a separate product for centralized deployment and maintenance of all SSH Tectia software.
The SSH Tectia client/server solution provides easy and cost-effective means of securely replacing plaintext Telnet connections and file transfers in heterogeneous enterprise networks. The plaintext file transfer connections can be converted to secure SFTP or tunneled (encrypted) transparently to the users and their existing applications. In addition, SSH Tectia Client and ConnectSecure include a user interface similar to the widely used Telnet and FTP tools.
An easy-to-use GUI for Windows allows users to securely drag-and-drop files between Windows and remote Unix/Linux/Windows/mainframe systems.
Demanding and complex security rules such as access control and authentication configurations can be easily set up by using the XML-based configuration file format. Administrators can use existing third-party XML parsers to efficiently view and edit the configurations settings.
The SSH Tectia client/server solution can be integrated with Windows domain authentication by using Kerberos/GSSAPI for fully transparent user authentication. Once the users are logged on to the domain, there is no need for additional interaction for Secure Shell user authentication.
SSH Tectia Client, ConnectSecure, and Server offers an intuitive GUI for locally configuring all relevant Secure Shell settings needed for secure terminal access, file transfers, and static application tunneling. A separate product, SSH Tectia Manager available for centralized Secure Shell configuration management and security policy enforcement.