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SSH Tectia

System Requirements of the Management Agent

This section gives the minimum system requirements of the Management Agent.


The following hardware is required on the managed host:

  • 4 MB RAM used by the Management Agent on Unix, 8 MB on Windows

  • 2 MB free disk space, 50 MB recommended for the installation packages and the binaries of managed SSH Tectia applications

  • TCP/IP connection to the Management Server

Supported Platforms

The following table lists the supported managed software and platforms.

Table 5.1. Supported managed software and platforms

OS VersionSSH Tectia Client/ServerSSH Tectia ConnectSecureSSH Tectia Connector
11.11, and later6.0.0 and later
11.316.0.0 and later6.0.0 and later
HP-UX (IA64) and later6.0.0 and later
11.316.0.0 and later6.0.0 and later
IBM AIX (POWER) and later6.0.0 and later and later
Microsoft Windows (x86)
2000 SP45.3.0-6.0.x6.0.x5.3.x
XP SP25.3.0 and later6.0.0 and later5.3.x
Server 20035.3.0 and later6.0.0 and later
VistaClient: 5.3.0 and later6.1.7 and later
Server 20086.0.6 and later6.0.6 and later
76.1.5 and later6.1.7 and later
Microsoft Windows (x64)
Server 2003 x645.3.0 and later6.1.7 and later
Vista x64Client: 5.3.0 and later6.1.7 and later
Server 2008 x646.0.7 and later6.1.7 and later
Server 2008 R2 x646.1.7 and later6.1.7 and later
7 x646.1.5 and later6.1.7 and later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (x86 and x86-64)
35.3.0 and later 6.0.0 and later
45.3.0 and later 6.0.0 and later
55.3.0 and later 6.0.0 and later and later 6.0.0 and later and later 6.0.10 and later and later 6.1.5 and later
Sun Solaris (SPARC)
9, 105.3.0 and later6.0.0 and later
Sun Solaris (x86-64)
105.3.0 and later6.0.0 and later
SUSE Linux Professional (x86)
9.1, 9.25.3.x
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (x86 and x86-64)
106.0.0 and later6.0.0 and later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (x86 and x86-64)
95.3.0 and later 6.0.0 and later
106.0.0 and later 6.0.0 and later
VMware ESX (directly on server virtualization layer) and later6.0.2 and later

SSH Tectia Manager can detect and report SSH Secure Shell 3.2, SSH Tectia 4.x, 5.x and 6.x software installed on hosts and can upgrade them to the supported SSH Tectia 5.3, 6.0 and 6.1 versions. SSH Tectia Manager can also detect and manage the Japanese client versions 4.3.x.-J and 6.0.9J.

Package Dependencies

Windows Installer Service version 2.0 or later is required. See Installing Manually on Windows for more information.

On Windows Vista, .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 is reguired.

Software installation on AIX and HP-UX hosts requires gzip/gunzip to be available on the managed host.

Table 5.2. Packages required for AIX 5.x

PackageMinimum versionDescription Client Support
bos.rte.iconv5.1.0.25Language Converters
bos.rte.libc5.1.0.35libc Library
bos.rte.libpthreads5.1.0.35libpthreads Library
bos.rte.loc5.1.0.25Base Locale Support
bos.rte.security5.1.0.35Base Security Function
bos.rte.streams5.1.0.35Streams Libraries


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