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Files Used by Reflection for Secure IT

Reflection for Secure IT stores files in an Attachmate\RSecureServer folder located in the shared data folder. The default location is:

Windows XP:

Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Attachmate\RSecureServer

Windows Vista:

ProgramData\Attachmate\RSecureServer

Note: The files in this data folder (with the exception of the host public key) contain information that should remain secure. These files should not be readable by any one except SYSTEM and Administrators. These file permissions are set by default.

File Name

Description

rsshd_config.xml

Server configuration file. This file is in XML format.

Note: To minimize the chance of introducing errors, we recommend using the console whenever you want to modify your server settings.

hostkey

The default private key of the public/private key pair used to identify the server to clients.

hostkey.pub

The default public key of the public/private key pair used to authenticate the server to clients.

RSIT_Cache

Password cache. User information and passwords are encrypted.

RSIT_Cache.bin

The key used to encrypt and decrypt entries in the password cache. This key is required to use the cache. If it is deleted, you will need to recreate your password cache.

migration

This hidden file indicates that the server has migrated settings from a prior version. When this file is present, the server won't repeat an automated migration. This file has no effect on migrations done using the rsshd command line -m option.

Log Files

Reflection for Secure IT stores log files in a Logs subfolder of the RSecureServer folder:

...\Attachmate\RSecureServer\Logs

Log File

Description

Migration.Log

Information about settings migration from an F-Secure or Reflection 6.x sshd2_config file.

Console_Validation.log

Information about invalid settings values in the rsshd_config.xml configuration file. This file is created when you start the console.

Server_Validation.log

Information about invalid settings values in the rsshd_config.xml configuration file. This file is created when you start the server.

User-Specific Files

User files control access to the server by individual client users. Reflection for Secure IT looks for user-specific files in the user profile folder. The user profile folder is configurable by the Windows system administrator. The default is:

Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\
Windows Vista: C:\Users\<user>\

File or Directory

Description

<user folder>\.ssh2

Default user key directory. Copy user public keys to this directory.

<user folder>\.ssh2\authorization

Default user authorization file. Add a line for each key using the format "key" followed by the public key name. For example:

key mykey.pub