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Cerberus FTP

Cerberus FTP Server - Features

Current release is v 12.8 Release Notes

Transfer data securely and easily with Cerberus FTP Server, one of the most versatile and reliable secure FTP servers on the market. The list below is a small subset of the features available.

Powerful SFTP Server

Managed File Transfer Solution

FTP, FTP/S, SSH SFTP, and HTTP/S web client access plus Event Notification, Automated Processing, Auditing and Reporting, and Ad Hoc File Transfers.

Synchronization manager

Replicates all users and settings from a master server to any number of backup or clustered servers.

Web-based Secure File Access

File management using a web browser with no software or plugins required

  • Allows any user to easily and securely connect to the server with a web browser to perform file operations (uploading, downloading, deleting, renaming, creating directories, and zipping and unzipping files and directories)
  • Native mobile HTTP/S web client
  • Multiple pre-built themes included
  • Web client image and video thumbnail viewing
  • Easily create your own custom themes using the popular Bootstrap 3 framework
  • Users can now request automatic password resets through the web client using email links and security questions (if allowed by the administrator)


File Transfer Integrity Checking

Robust file integrity checking using strong checksums based on SHA-512, SHA-256, or SHA-1 cryptographic hashes


Added Protection against Intrusion

Configuration and Security Summary, Specify SSL ciphers to include or exclude, Restrict login by protocol, Password Policy Settings

IP Whitelist and Blacklist, Automatic Account Lockout
Temporary User Accounts, AD FTP Security Groups
Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs), Client Certificate Verification, SSH2 Public Key Authentication


HIPAA Compliant, FIPS 140-2 Validated

Exceeds industry standards with FIPS 140-2 and provides the necessary access controls to meet compliance regulations, ensures that data is not accessed by unauthorized users, and audits all commands and file access


Flexible Enterprise User Authentication

Manage and authenticate user accounts from built-in users and groups, Active Directory and LDAP and control authentication order priority with the new authentication chaining control.

Create custom Virtual Directories for individual Active Directory and LDAP users

Server Optimized

Enhanced performance on Windows Server

Low memory utilization, native 64-bit, and full IPv6 support.

Logging and Auditing

Rolling log files with configurable size limits, Syslog Integration, detailed TLS/SSL cipher and bit strength per connection. Automatic logging of all commands and file access provides full audit trails showing who transferred what files to where, and how and when they did it, plus transfer and connection statistics.

Detailed Statistics

Maintains statistics information about connections and file transfers and allows creation of detailed reports of server usage.

Superior Manageability

SOAP control API, Windows Service Support and support for Microsoft's Hyper-V and VMWare's ESX platforms.

Maintain full access to the UI when running as a service

IP Blacklist and Whitelist

The IP Manager allows an administrator to selectively allow or deny access to the FTP server based upon IP address.

Administrators can use the auto-blocking feature to help prevent DoS (Denial of Service) and brute force password guessing by automatically blocking malicious connection attempts.

IP Manager CIDR support

Other Features

Simultaneous FTP/S, SFTP, and HTTP/S for a single IP
Custom HTTP Logo for Web Client
Custom Virtual Directories for individual Active Directory and LDAP users
Require Secure Connections on a per user basis
Automatic Account Lockout
Support for RSA, DSA, and Elliptical Curve public and private keys
Support for Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key exchange
Block FXP and reserved ports for PASV connections
UTF-8 - Display filenames in foreign languages with their native charset
Taskbar icon control and status indicator
Connections limit and timeout controls
Hidden server mode (Hides server window)
Fine-Grained Directory Access Restrictions
IPv6 Support

Key Features

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