Tectia Client is a workstation product providing the basic Secure Shell client features and tools. Tectia Client takes care of securing remote connections and transfer of files. Users and system administrators need Tectia Client in order to access remote hosts running Tectia Server or another standard Secure Shell server. Tectia Client provides interactive file transfer and terminal client functionalities.
Tectia Client also includes advanced command-line tools for system administrators to set up secure automated file transfers, and tools for outgoing and incoming application tunneling, such as X11 forwarding.
The Connection Broker is an integrated component of Tectia Client and Tectia ConnectSecure. The Connection Broker handles all cryptographic operations and authentication-related tasks on the client side.
The connections of the Connection Broker to other applications are shown in Figure 1.4.