SSH Tectia

File Locations on Windows

On Windows, the default installation directory for SSH Tectia products is "C:\Program Files\SSH Communications Security\SSH Tectia".

On Windows, the SSH Tectia Server files are located in the following directories:

  • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server": system binaries such as ssh-server-g3.exe

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\ssh-server-config.xml": server configuration file (see ssh-server-config(5))

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\ssh-server-config-default.xml": sample file that shows the hardcoded system defaults of the server configuration

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\ssh-server-config-example.xml": sample file that shows useful examples for the server configuration

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\hostkey": default server host private key file

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\": default server host public key file

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\random_seed": the seed file for the random number generator

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia Server\trusted_hosts": directory for host public keys that are trusted for host-based authentication (see Host-Based User Authentication)

  • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia AUX": auxiliary binaries such as ssh-keygen-g3.exe

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia AUX\ssh-server-ng": server configuration file DTD directory

    • "<INSTALLDIR>\SSH Tectia AUX\licenses": license file directory (see Licensing)

Figure 3.1 shows the SSH Tectia directory structure when also SSH Tectia Client and SSH Tectia Connector have been installed on the same machine.

The SSH Tectia directory structure on Windows

Figure 3.1. The SSH Tectia directory structure on Windows

The user-specific configurations are stored in each user's %USERPROFILE%\.ssh2 directory (for example, "C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\.ssh2"):

  • %USERPROFILE%\.ssh2\authorized_keys: the default directory for user public keys that are authorized for login

  • %USERPROFILE%\.ssh2\authorization: (optional) the default authorization file for user public keys