The Windows installation packages are provided in the MSI (Windows Installer) format. There are separate Tectia ConnectSecure installation packages for Microsoft Windows versions running on the 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x86-64) platform architectures.
The downloaded installation package is a zip file containing the license file and the executable Windows Installer (MSI) packages.
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 .
Tectia ConnectSecure is a product upgrade of Tectia Client. They cannot both be installed on the same machine.
To install Tectia ConnectSecure on Windows, follow the instructions below:
Extract the installation zip file contents to a temporary location.
Locate the correct Windows Installer file
<version>shows the Tectia Client/Server release version and build number, for example
<platform>shows the platform architecture:
x86for 32-bit and
x86_64for 64-bit Windows versions.
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
.zippackage before running the
If you run the
.msiinstaller directly from the
.zippackage, you need to manually import the
stcs64.datlicense file after completing the installation to the license directory:
C:\Program Files\SSH Communications Security\SSH Tectia\SSH Tectia AUX\licenses" on 32-bit Windows versions
C:\Program Files (x86)\SSH Communications Security\SSH Tectia\SSH Tectia AUX\licenses" on 64-bit Windows versions
Follow the wizard through the installation steps and fill in information as requested.
The Typical installation of Tectia ConnectSecure includes the scpg3.exe and sftpg3.exe command-line 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" on 32-bit Windows versions
C:\Program Files (x86)\SSH Communications Security\SSH Tectia" on 64-bit Windows versions
Tectia ConnectSecure is located in the
SSH Tectia Client folder.