Enterprise-Ready Managed File Transfer

Powerful automated file transfer solutions.


Detailed auditing and reporting tools.


All with the streamlined user management, transfer flexibility and intelligent security you expect from Cerberus.

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Secure File Transfer Trusted by Thousands of Companies Around the World

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Automated File Transfer Solutions

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

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

Robust Compliance and Reporting Tools

Cerberus FTP Server 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. FTP Server Enterprise Edition users can also set up SQL databases for advanced filtering and sorting. 

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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.

SSH2 Public Key Authentication

Flexible File Transfer Options

Cerberus FTP Server delivers secure file transfer via all major protocols: FTP/FTPS (explicit or implicit), SFTP, HTTPS, or SCP.

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

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Modern Encryption Support

Cerberus FTP Server supports 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, SHA-256, or SHA-1 cryptographic hashes.

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Intelligent File Transfer Security

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

IP Whitelisting and Blacklisting: 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.


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

Full Feature List

Here's how Cerberus FTP Server delivers better secure file transfer. 

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HIPAA Compliant

Provides all of the tools necessary to allow you to operate your own HIPAA compliant file transfer system.

FIPS 140-2 Cryptography

Uses an embedded FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module for all cryptographic operations.

Public File Sharing

Public or ad-hoc file transfer support allows a user to share unique, time-limited, public links to specific files or folders with any public user.

Auditing and Reporting

The Report Manager generates detailed reports of client activity based on user names, date ranges, and file access.

Active Directory and LDAP

Authenticate users against an Active Directory domain or LDAP database.

File Transfer Automation

The Event Manager allows you to configure email notification, perform file operation or batch file actions, and carry out server operations based off of server events or scheduled tasks.


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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Latest News

Multiple Groups and AD and LDAP Account Reports

What's New We’ve added four major new account management and reporting features in Cerberus FTP Server 12.2: Showing group membership from Active Directory (AD) group to Cerberus group mappings for AD usersNative Cerberus users now have secondary groups to allow a...

SCP Updates in 12.2.0

Secure Copy Protocol We made some usability improvements to our SCP implementation. When a zero length file was uploaded, the file lock wasn’t properly released so the file couldn’t be changed until the session ended. This has been fixed and these files can now be...

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