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Chapter 1 About This Document

This document describes the SSH Tectia client/server solution and its components SSH Tectia Server, SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS, SSH Tectia Client, and SSH Tectia ConnectSecure, and it is intended as background information for persons responsible for the deployment and operation of the solution.

This document contains the following information:

  • Introduction to the SSH Tectia client/server solution

  • Features and benefits provided to the administrators and users

  • Architecture of the components, their configuration methods and the authentication methods used

  • Use cases which show how SSH Tectia client/server solution can be applied in enterprises

  • Product specification gives technical data

  • Glossary explains the basic Secure Shell -related terms and concepts

For more information, refer to the following SSH Tectia documents:

  • SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS Quick Start Guide gives instructions for evaluating SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS on mainframes.

  • SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS Administrator Manual contains instructions for installing and using SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS on mainframes.

  • SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS User Manual contains instructions on using the client tools included in SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS.


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