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Managed File Transfer Server for Enterprise


Streamline your file transfer with an enterprise MFT server that just works.

Cerberus FTP Server Event Manager for FTP Automation

Automated File Transfer Solutions

Event Manager: Automate common file transfer activities, schedule tasks, and set event actions and notifications based on conditional rules

Folder Automation: Monitor changes and trigger automations at the file or folder level for granular automation

SOAP control API: Support process integration, automation, and remote management

Robust Compliance and Reporting Tools

Cerberus’s Managed File Transfer solution automatically logs all commands and file activity for full transfer auditing.

The Report Manager allows administrators to quickly and easily review all client-specific commands and file activity based on user names, date ranges, transfer and connection methods, file permissions and more. Enterprise Edition users can also set up SQL databases for advanced filtering and sorting. 

Cerberus FTP Server Reporting and Compliance Tools
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File Retention Policies

Customize rules via our Folder Monitor feature.

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HIpaa Compliance

Provides the necessary access controls for HIPAA-compliant file transfer.

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Flexible Logging

Rolling log files with configurable size limits, as well as syslog integration.

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Encryption Monitoring

Detailed logging of TLS/SSL cipher and bit strength per connection.

Streamlined Authentication and User Management

LDAP Users Administrative Page

Easily manage and authenticate user accounts via Cerberus FTP Server’s user database, Active Directory or LDAP integration.

Deploy fine-grained directory access restrictions across your organization, including authentication chaining, custom virtual directories, and temporary user accounts.

Two-Factor Authentication

Add a second layer of security with HOTP, DUO Security or your preferred application with Cerberus FTP Server’s 2FA options.

Syncronization Manager

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

Client Certificate Verification

Via several different configuration options, including our OpenSSL command line tool.

Flexible Managed File Transfer

Cerberus’s Managed File Transfer solutions support all major protocols: FTP/FTPS (explicit or implicit), SFTP, HTTPS, or SCP.

Professional Edition adds FIPS 140-2 validated file transfer, while Enterprise Edition also includes Public/Ad Hoc File Sharing to eliminate insecure email file transfer.

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Modern Encryption Support

TLS 1.3-enabled, with support for RSA; DSA; Elliptical Curve public and private keys; Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key exchange; and SSL cipher selection.

File Transfer Integrity Checking

File transfer integrity checking using strong checksums based on SHA-512 or SHA-256 cryptographic hashes.

Cerberus Security Controls

Intelligent MFT Server Security

Cerberus FTP Server includes smart settings to automatically adjust access, password and connection security requirements at the protocol and user level:

IP Allow and Deny Lists: through Cerberus FTP Server’s IP Manager, which includes autoblocking to prevent DoS and brute force attacks.

Active Directory FTP Security Groups: including Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs).

Password Policy Settings via our User Policy controls.

Managed File Transfer Resources

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Full Feature List

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Advanced 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 and Admin Logging

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Administration Tools

API, Sync Manager, & Other Tools

HTTPS Web Portal

Browser-Based Transfer from Any Device

Monitoring & Testing

Automated Network, Load and Access Testing

Regulatory Compliance

Auditing, Retention, & Encryption Tools

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Award-Winning Support

Phone, Email, & 24/7/365

Industry-Focused Solutions

Cerberus FTP Server supports a wide range of industry and professional needs. Enhance data security, streamline operations, and ensure compliance with regulations.

Uncompromising Commitment To Customer Satisfaction

Top rated FTP Server for over 20 years
Unwavering dedication to security and compliance
Consistent product updates and security patches
World-class, experienced, US-based support via phone or email
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