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Chapter 1 About This Document

This document describes using and configuring the Secure Shell client-side tools included in Tectia Server for IBM z/OS. It is meant for users and administrators of Tectia Server for IBM z/OS. The document also contains examples of using other Secure Shell client software to connect to a mainframe that runs Tectia Server for IBM z/OS.

This document contains the following information:

  • Getting started

  • Configuring Tectia client tools for z/OS

  • Authentication

  • System administration

  • Transferring files using SFTP

  • Tunneling

  • Troubleshooting

  • Using other Secure Shell clients

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

For general information on Tectia Server for IBM z/OS and its features, refer to Tectia Server for IBM z/OS Product Description.

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