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SSH Tectia

Installing on AIX

The downloaded online installation package contains the compressed installation files.

On the installation disk, the installation packages are located in directory /install/aix/.

Two packages are required: one for the common components of SSH Tectia Client and Server, and one for the specific components of SSH Tectia Server.

To install SSH Tectia Server on AIX, follow the instructions below:

  1. Make sure no other Secure Shell software is using port 22 (SSH Tectia Server default listen port). Stop any competing server software or change their listen port.

  2. Unpack the installation packages:

    $ uncompress ssh-tectia-common-<version>-aix-5-6-powerpc.bff.Z
    $ uncompress ssh-tectia-server-<version>-aix-5-6-powerpc.bff.Z
    

    In the commands, <version> is the current package version of SSH Tectia Server (for example, 6.1.9.123).

  3. Install the packages by running the following commands with root privileges:

    # installp -d ssh-tectia-common-<version>-aix-5-6-powerpc.bff SSHTectia.Common
    # installp -d ssh-tectia-server-<version>-aix-5-6-powerpc.bff SSHTectia.Server
    

    The server host key is generated during the installation. The key generation may take several minutes on slow machines.

  4. Copy the license file to directory: /etc/ssh2/licenses. (This is not necessary in "third-digit" maintenance updates.) See Licensing.

    If this is the initial installation of SSH Tectia Server, the directory does not yet exist. You can either create it manually or copy the license after the installation. In the latter case, you have to start the server manually after copying the license file.

  5. The installation should (re)start the server automatically.

    [Note]Note

    If the server does not start (for example because of a missing license or because some other secure shell software is running on port 22), correct the problem and you can start the server process by using the System Resource Controller (SRC).

    To start SSH Tectia Server manually, enter command:

    # startsrc -s ssh-tectia-server
    

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