Chapter 1 About This Document

This document contains instructions on the basic administrative tasks of Tectia Server. It is intended for system administrators responsible for the configuration of the Tectia Server software.

There are three separate Tectia Server product versions:

  • Tectia Server (for Unix and Windows)

  • Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z

  • Tectia Server for IBM z/OS.

Tectia Server for Unix and Windows is handled in this manual.

Tectia Server for Linux on IBM System z and Tectia Server for IBM z/OS are released separately and described in their own Administrator Manuals.

This document contains the following information:

  • Installing Tectia Server

  • Getting started

  • Configuring Tectia Server

  • Authentication settings

  • System administration

  • File transfer

  • Tunneling

  • Troubleshooting

  • Appendices, including command-line tool and audit message references

To fully use the information presented in this document, you should be familiar also with other system administration tasks. To edit the configuration files manually without Tectia Server Configuration GUI, you should have basic knowledge of XML.

Tectia Client/Server Product Description contains important background information on the Tectia client/server solution, and we recommend that you read it before installing and starting Tectia Server.