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Public File Sharing

Give your users a safe and secure way to share files

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Public file sharing, also known as ad-hoc file transfer or person-to-person file transfer, allows your users to share any file or folder and through a unique, time-limited, public link.

The benefits of sending files via a public link as opposed to email include:

  • Secure file transfer is built in – you have visibility and control over the data moving into and out of your business.
  • Sending large files won’t burden email servers or exceed mailbox quotas.
  • Files are transferred with strong encryption and can be password protected.
  • No more wasted time figuring out how to send a file to someone.
  • Links can be set to automatically expire by the user or administrator.

Create and Send Public Links

You have full control over public file sharing. Before a user can share a file or folder publicly, the administrator has to grant explicit sharing priviledges to that user’s virtual folder. Once granted permission, users can share files or entire folders that expire within specified timeframes (or stay permanently available).

Easily send upload links

Send a Public Upload Link

Easily send upload links to allow recipients to securely send your users files.

Password protection and access options

Secure Access

Choose password protection and access options for each link.

Create a Public Share Link
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One-Time Passwords (OTP)

You can share more easily and securely using a one-time password (OTP) for on-demand public shares. This capability is aligned with the latest NIST guidelines around Zero Trust Approach (ZTA), helping to ensure the identity of the file recipient while still giving you an easy, uncomplicated way to share with external partners.

Advanced Sharing Options

Specialized options like isolated, hidden upload shares allow issuing share links that can be posted to collect submissions from many uploaders without anyone being able to see what others have uploaded.

Advanced notification options ensure the sharer can be notified whenever a file has been uploaded or downloaded.

Easily control access permissions

Control Access Permissions

Let your users determine what kind of access they want to allow for their public share links.

Change notification as required

Get Notified of Changes

Users can choose to be notified whenever new activity occurs on a public share link.

Advanced Public Share Options
How to email a link to a public file

Email a link to a Public File

In addition to public file sharing, users can also email a link to a public share directly from within the Cerberus FTP Server web client. Users just need to click the “Email” button on a file to open a  dialog for emailing the file.

Revoking Public File or Folder Access

Users and administrators can revoke access to open public links at anytime through the Cerberus FTP Server web client or administrative UI.

How to control access to public files - revoke a Public Share link
Easy access for recipients - public share email message

Easy Access for Recipients

When a user emails a public file link, the recipient will receive an email with your user’s message and a public, unique link to the file or folder.  Recipients will be directed to an intuitive web client powered by Cerberus FTP Server where they can download the shared files. Cerberus will log all access through the file’s public link.

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