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SSH Tectia 
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    About This Document >>
    Installing SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS >>
    Getting Started with SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS >>
    Configuring the Server >>
    Configuring the Client >>
        Client Configuration Files>>
        Ciphers and MACs
        Compression
        Securing the Client
            Disabling Agent Forwarding
        Default ssh2_config Configuration File
    Authentication >>
    File Transfer Using SFTP >>
    File Transfer Using Transparent FTP Tunneling >>
    Tunneling on the Command Line >>
    Troubleshooting SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS >>
    Advanced Information >>
    Man Pages >>
    Log Messages >>

Securing the Client

By default, the configuration of SSH Tectia Client and Server is aimed toward usability. If you want to have a minimal, high-security configuration, you have to disable some functionality. This applies to both the client and the server.

Connecting to servers whose admin you do not trust and who may be malicious is a significant security risk. Avoid it. However, there are a few ways to reduce the risk.

Disabling Agent Forwarding

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