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VanDyke ClientPack for Windows, UNIX, and Mac    

The VanDyke ClientPack is a suite of command-line tools for securely automating file transfer, shell, and public-key administration tasks. VRALib, a key component of the ClientPack, is a Windows COM API that enables custom scripting of SSH2 connections.

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vcp file transfer

vsh shell utility

vsftp interactive file transfer

The VanDyke ClientPack lets network managers deploy to other systems the same command-line automation tools of the VShell® server.

For network managers who are comfortable using the command line, the VanDyke ClientPack provides utilities* that can be used to include commands** in scripts, saving time on routine administration and configuration tasks, such as setting up new users, updating configurations, backing up files, and rotating logs.

The VanDyke ClientPack includes:

VRALib COM API (Windows only)

  • VRALib, a COM and .NET API provides the ability to script SSH2 connections. Supported operations include full control over SSH2 connections, sending a command to an SSH2 server and getting the output produced by the command, tunneling/port forwarding, file transfers using SFTP, remote file management, adding host keys to a host key database, and adding keys to the SSH2 authentication agent.

Secure command-line utilities suite

The VanDyke ClientPack command-line utilities allow you to automate routine administration and configuration tasks and secure file transfers and include:

  • vsftp, an interactive SFTP utility for quick, easy, file transfers
  • vsh, an interactive shell utility
  • vcp, a line-oriented file transfer utility
  • vkeygen, a public/private key generator utility
  • vpka, a tool for uploading keys to the VShell server

Key Benefits

Use the VRALib COM interface to perform remote execution, file transfer, and port forwarding tasks within your .NET application.

Scriptable command-line interfaces allow you to automate file transfer, shell, and public-key administration tasks with proven, open-standard security.

Create multi-platform automation solutions with consistent, repeatable results on Windows, UNIX, and Mac.

Employ the same trusted Secure Shell encryption libraries and authentication choices found in SecureCRT® and SecureFX®.

*The ClientPack utilities require an SSH2 service on which connections are established.
**The ClientPack sends commands, which are provided by the user.