SSH Tectia

Management Agent

This section contains detailed information on the supported configuration options for the Management Agent.

name

Name of the configuration. The name will be used in the management system only; it does not affect how the Management Agent operates.

description

Description of the configuration. The description will be used in the management system only; it does not affect how the Management Agent operates.

comment

A free form comment field that is included in the generated configuration files. The value of this field is always quoted so that it is never interpreted as configuration.

SecshMonitorLogPollInterval

Specifies how often the Management Agent reports new log messages. The default is 0 seconds which disables the log gathering. This affects how quickly new SSH Tectia Server log messages become visible on the Management Server. The value must be between 30 and 3600 seconds (1h), or 0 which disables log gathering.

SecshMonitorServerStatusPollInterval

Specifies how often the Windows Management Agent checks for SSH Tectia Server status. The default is every 30 seconds. This affects how quickly the server status change is reflected on the Management Server. The value must be between 30 and 86400 seconds (24h), or 0 which disables server status polling.

SecshMonitorBinaryPollInterval

Specifies how often the Management Agent checks which Secure Shell version is installed on the host. The default is once an hour. This affects how quickly a local software installation is detected. The information is reported automatically when the software is installed or uninstalled by the Management Server. The value must be between 60 and 86400 seconds (24h), or 0 which disables polling.

UserMonitorConfigPollInterval (Windows only)

Specifies how often the Windows Management Agent updates configuration changes for the users who are logged in. The default is every 5 minutes after login. The distributed configuration files are always updated when a user logs in. This setting is relevant only when SSH Tectia Client has been installed on the host. The value in seconds must be between 10 and 86400 (24h), or 0 which disables polling.

UserMonitorHostkeyPollInterval (Windows only)

Specifies how often the Windows Management Agent updates server host keys for the users who are logged in. The default is every 5 minutes after login. The distributed host keys are always updated when a user logs in. This setting is relevant only when SSH Tectia Client has been installed on the host. The value must be between 10 and 86400 seconds (24h), or 0 which disables polling.

ConnectorUsageSendInterval

Specifies how often the Management Agent sends Application Connection License usage information to the Management Server. The default is every 5 minutes. The value must be between 60 and 86400 seconds (24h). This affects how quickly new Application Connection License information is updated on the Management Server.

SecshMonitorLogBufferLimit (Unix only)

Specifies the maximum size of SSH Tectia Server logs buffered in the Unix Management Agent. This affects the memory usage of the Management Agent as the log messages are buffered in the memory. The value is given in bytes, and must be between 1024 (one kilobyte) and 536870912 (512 megabytes).

SyslogFacility (Unix only)

Specifies the system log facility used by the Management Agent. This defines where the Management Agent sends the system log messages about its own operations. Select a suitable option from the drop-down menu. The following facilities are available: auth, security, daemon, user, mail, local0, local1, local2, local3, local4, local5, local6 and local7.

The factory default is daemon which is also used if this setting is left empty.