About This Document
SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS provides secure file transfer, secure shell access, remote shell command execution, and TCP tunneling. Together with SSH Tectia Connector, which is available on Windows, it provides transparent secure TN3270 connections.
SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS 5.3 is based on SSH Tectia Client and Server 4.3 and has file transfer features of the EFT Expansion Pack for SSH Tectia Client and Server 5.2. These products are available for Unix, Linux, and Windows platforms.
SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS 5.3 runs under z/OS versions 1.4 and later. It installs to z/OS Unix System Services (USS), but it can be run in the native environment (hereafter MVS) and process files of the native file system.
This document contains instructions on installing and using SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS on IBM mainframes.
To fully utilize the information presented in this document, you should be familiar with Unix System Services (USS) of z/OS and Unix concepts in general.
This document contains the following information:
- installing SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS
- using SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS
- configuring the server
- configuring the client
- authentication settings
SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS Product Description contains important background information on the SSH Tectia client/server solution, and we recommend that you read it before installing and starting SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS.
In addition, the following documents will aid in understanding the Secure Shell protocol and using the product:
- The manual pages in the
man subdirectory of the SSH Tectia installation directory (also in Appendix Man Pages).
- The general literature about Secure Shell, e.g. SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide by O'Reilly
- The Secure Shell RFCs 4250-4256 at http://www.ietf.org/rfc/