Intelligent FTPS Server 

Cerberus FTP Server’s “set-and-forget” security tools save time, protect your data and deliver peace of mind.

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Secure File Transfer Trusted by Thousands of Companies

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Smart FTPS Server Connection Management

Cerberus’s FTP Server’s automated security tools include login and connection requirements by user or protocol, as well as port blocking and automatic account lockouts.

IP Allow and Deny Lists

Prevent DoS and brute force attacks with autoblocking using the IP Manager.

Active Directory FTPS Security Groups

Including Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs).

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Flexible FTPS Server Encryption Options

Cerberus’s FTPS server encryption options meet or exceed global security standards, including TLS-3-enabled encryption support for RSA and DSA as well as file transfer integrity checking using strong checksums based on SHA-512, SHA-256, or SHA-1 cryptographic hashes.

FIPS 120-2 Validated Encryption

Certified to exceed the U.S. government’s data transfer security standard.

Customizable Transport Security Settings

Easily configure TLS, SSL, certificate or key requirements.

Streamlined User Management

Easily create, manage and authenticate FTPS server user accounts from your existing permissions groups, or create your own fine-grained directory access restrictions with Cerberus FTP Server’s User Manager.

AD & LDAP Integration

Seamlessly build users and permissions from your existing directories. Take advantage of Cerberus FTP Server’s flexibility with authentication chaining and custom virtual directories.

Synchronization Manager

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

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Multi-Layer Authentication

Cerberus offers a number of FTPS server authentication options to ensure your file transfers are protected:

Client Certificate Verification

Configuration options include our OpenSSL command line tool.

SSH2 Public Key Authentication

Available in Cerberus FTP Server Professional Edition and above via the User Manager.

2-Factor Authentication

Using HOTP and DUO Security for both HTTP/S web client and web administration users.

FTPS Server Resources

We pride ourselves on world-class support, starting before you ever purchase a license. You can review some of Cerberus FTP Server’s FTPS server resources here.

Full Feature List

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Transfer Security

SSH, SSL, FIPS 140-2

MFT Automation

Event, Alert & Sync Tools

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Windows Server, Cloud & Virtual

Access Protection

IP, User & Protocol Restriction Tools

Account Management

AD, LDAP, 2FA, SSO & More

Auditing and Reporting

File Access, User & Admin Logging

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Administration Tools

API, Sync Manager, & Other Tools


Cerberus FTP Server is trusted by thousands of customers all over the world. Read what just a few of them have to say below.

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“Our users have found Cerberus to be straightforward.  We have handled many service tickets over the past three years, and Cerberus has had the least number of issues, by far.”

James Fayson

IT Service Owner, PACE, OASIS, Duke Health Technology Solutions

“We’ve been using Cerberus for at least five years, and it’s been awesome. Everything’s been very simple and easy, and we haven’t come across any limitations. It always just seems to work.”

Jake Cloward

Support Manager, Companion Corporation

“It’s not designed to be complicated, and it doesn’t need to be managed. I can hire someone new and they can be up to speed in minutes. Everyone on the team loves it.”

Tim Klein

Systems Administrator, Netalytics/Methasoft

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