The following terms are used throughout the documentation. client computer The computer from which the Secure Shell connection is initiated. Connection Broker The Connection Broker is a component included in SSH Tectia Client and SSH Tectia ConnectSecure, as well as SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS client tools. Connection Broker handles all cryptographic operations and authentication- related tasks. host key pair A public-key pair used to identify a Secure Shell server. The private key file is accessible only to the server. The public key file is distributed to users connecting to the server. remote host Refers to the other party of the connection, client computer or server computer, depending on the viewpoint. Secure Shell client A client-side application that uses the Secure Shell version 2 protocol, for example
scpg3. Secure Shell server A server-side application that uses the Secure Shell version 2 protocol. server computer The computer on which the Secure Shell service is running and to which the Secure Shell client connects. SFTP server A server-side application that provides a secure file transfer service as a subsystem of the Secure Shell server. SSH Tectia Client A software component installed on a workstation. SSH Tectia Client provides secure interactive file transfer and terminal client functionality for remote users and system administrators to access and manage servers running SSH Tectia Server or other applications using the Secure Shell protocol. It also supports (non-transparent) static tunneling, and as an optional feature on Windows, transparent TCP tunneling. SSH Tectia client/server solution The SSH Tectia client/server solution consists of SSH Tectia Client, SSH Tectia ConnectSecure, SSH Tectia Server, and SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS. SSH Tectia ConnectSecure A software component installed on a server host, but it acts as a Secure Shell client. SSH Tectia ConnectSecure is designed for FTP replacement and it provides FTP-SFTP conversion, transparent FTP tunneling, transparent TCP tunneling, and enhanced file transfer services. SSH Tectia ConnectSecure is capable of connecting to any standard Secure Shell server. SSH Tectia Server SSH Tectia Server is a server-side component where Secure Shell clients connect to. There are two versions of the product available: SSH Tectia Server for Linux, Unix and Windows platforms, and SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS. SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS provides normal Secure Shell connections and supports the enhanced file transfer (EFT) features and transparent TCP tunneling on IBM mainframes. transparent FTP tunneling An FTP connection transparently encrypted and secured by a Secure Shell tunnel. transparent TCP tunneling A TCP application connection transparently encrypted and secured by a Secure Shell tunnel. tunneled application A TCP application secured by a Secure Shell connection. user key pair A public-key pair used to identify a Secure Shell user. The private key file is accessible only to the user. The public key file is copied to the servers the user wants to connect to.
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