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The Windows installation packages are provided in the MSI (Microsoft Installer) format. The same package is compatible with the 32-bit (x86) and the 64-bit (x64) versions of Microsoft Windows.
Tectia ConnectSecure includes support for Entrust certificates on Windows XP. The necessary libraries are automatically included in the installation.
The downloaded online installation package is a zip file containing the license file and the executable Microsoft Installer (MSI) package.
On the installation disk, the installation package for Windows is
located in the
The installation is carried out by a standard installation wizard. The wizard prompts you for information, copies the program files and sets up the client.
Before you install the latest version of Tectia ConnectSecure, you must uninstall any existing version of Tectia Client or Tectia ConnectSecure and restart the computer after the uninstallation. See Upgrading Previously Installed Tectia ConnectSecure Software and Removing from Windows .
To install Tectia ConnectSecure on Windows, follow the instructions below:
Extract the installation zip file contents to a temporary location.
Locate the Windows Installer file
<version> indicates the product release and the current
build number, for example
188.8.131.52). On some Windows versions the
.msi file type is not shown for the installer file.
Double-click the installation file, and the installation wizard will start.
The license file will be imported automatically, when you extract the
contents of the online
If you run the
Follow the wizard through the installation steps and fill in information as requested.
The Typical installation of Tectia ConnectSecure
tools, the graphical user interface for terminal and file transfer, and the
FTP-SFTP conversion and transparent tunneling component.
It does NOT include the
sshg3.exe command-line tool,
or the file transfer SDKs.
To install all components, select Complete when the wizard prompts for the setup type.
To select the components to install, select Custom when the wizard prompts for the setup type. The next dialog box allows you to select the optional components to install. See Figure 2.1.
When the installation has finished, click Finish to exit the wizard.
If you installed the FTP-SFTP conversion component, you have to restart the computer. Click Yes to restart.
The default installation directory is "
C:\Program Files\SSH Communications Security\SSH Tectia"
located on your system partition (typically the C drive). Tectia ConnectSecure is
located in the
SSH Tectia Client folder.