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Tectia SSH Server for IBM z/OS 6.5.0 was released on December 22, 2015. What's new in this release?

asked Dec 22 '15 at 21:28

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The 6.5.0 release contains the following new features and bug fixes:

New Features:

  • ISPF interface for installation, configuration and management of the product

  • The product now targets a minimum z/OS version of 1.13.

  • Elliptic Curve support for Diffie-Hellman key exchange, key signature generation and verification to the server using ICSF where available.

  • ECC hardware support via ICSF for clients and broker

  • AES-CTR cipher hardware support via ICSF for server

  • AES-CTR cipher hardware support via ICSF to clients and broker

  • The sshd2 server now properly respects the tag attributes of its configuration files.

  • Lines in the server configuration file may be continued via a final backslash.

  • Removed diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 key exchange from defaults.

  • Removed single des-cbc cipher support.

  • Removed RC2 cipher support.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a problem causing S0C4 in hardware crypto support when debug level greater than 10 is specified.

  • Fixed bug where circular symlink on server-side can cause sftp server to loop.

  • Fixed an issue with server configured configured to use SAF certificate store where user IDs derived from the AuthorizationEkProvider option were not translated to uppercase.

  • Fixed an issue with certificate-based authentication where an ampersand in the subject OU caused a broker XML error and client disconnection.

  • Fixed an issue which caused automatic FTP tunnels intermittently to fail to start.

For further information about the products and changes between the different versions, and instructions on how to update the product, see the customer documentation and release notes at the SSH product documentation site.


answered Dec 22 '15 at 21:33

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