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WS_FTP Server

Proven, Reliable, Secure FTP Server

Proven, effective, easy-to-use file transfer solution. Secure data in transit while integrating programmable methodologies that simplify file transfer tasks and improve efficiency. Improve control, visibility and security over file transfer activities by implementing safeguards against information leaks and data breaches.

Trusted Choice

WS_FTP Server has a proven track record of reliability and security, having transferred and protected the most confidential information in security sensitive industries for over 20 years.

Secure Your Most Sensitive Data

Enhanced security features include:

  • FTP/SSL/FTPS
  • SHA-2
  • FIPS-140-2
  • SSH/SFTP
  • SCP2
  • 256-bit AES encryption over SSL
  • OpenSSL 1.0.2k
  • TLS 1.2
 


Empower IT with Control and Efficiency

  • Fast, Easy, Automated Installation
    • Complete the entire installation process in under 10 minutes
    • Automatically handles all pre-requisite install requirements (including .NET and IIS)
  • Authentication and Usage Governance
    • Active Directory, ODBC and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Integration
    • Control user access by adding/deleting authorized users to the WS_FTP Server Web Transfer access list, grant privileges and monitor usage
    • WS_FTP Server’s architecture keeps your data on-site; securely share data with people and partners inside and outside your organization
  • Technical Support from Real People
    • Live Ipswitch professionals answer phone calls
    • Quick response to email queries

Meet the Needs of Today’s Organizations

  • Improved User Productivity
    • Intuitive Ad Hoc and Web Transfer modules provide a simple and secure alternative to common workflows for sharing files including: email, instant messenger and thumb drives 
  • Scalable System with Efficiency Integration
    • Easily add servers to your network as capacity requirements increase
    • WS_FTP Professional Client’s integrated scripting utility provides IT with the flexibility to integrate programmable methodologies that simplify file transfer tasks and save time
    • Seamlessly add MOVEit Automation to benefit from advanced capabilities including automatic scheduling of batch transfers
  • High Availability
    • Ensures uninterrupted file transfer service for increased uptime, reliability and performance (available with optional failover configuration)
 

Capability

Basic Edition

Secure Edition

Premium Edition

Enforcement
  • External authentication (AD; NT; ODBC)
     
Includes LDAP
  • Encryption and protocol rules

FTP

SSL/FTPS

FTP

SSL/FTPS

SSH/SFTP

FTP

SSL/FTPS

SSH/SFTP

SCP2 (Secure Copy)

  • SCP2 (Secure Copy)
- -
  • SHA-2
  • TLS 1.2
  • OpenSSL 1.0.2k
  • User provisioning, access and permissions
  • Password policies
  • Rules for IP and user lockout
  • Set user quotas
  • FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography
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  • File extension rules
  • File deletion rules
  • User management rules
  • Rules for alerts and notifications
  • File integrity checking
  • Administrative delegation of duties
Visibility
  • Server logs of all file transfer activity
notifications
  • Syslog integration
  • Automatic alerts and notifications
Management
  • Virtualized platform support
  • LDAP support
- -
  • Simultaneous internal & external DBs
  • WS_FTP Professional Client Licenses
5 5 5
  • Workflow and scheduling (With MOVEit™ Automation)
Optional Optional Optional
  • Web Transfer Module (HTTP/S): Browser transfers with WFTP Server
- - Unlimited
  • Ad Hoc Transfer Module: Person-to-person transfers
- 25 Unlimited
  • Outlook plug-in for Ad Hoc Transfer
- 25 Unlimited
  • Failover configuration for high availability
- Optional Optional
  • Hosts/Domains: unlimited
  • User Accounts: unlimited


WS_FTP Server Integrated Modules

 
  • Ad Hoc Transfer module lets users send files securely to one or more individuals by sending an email via a Microsoft® Outlook® plugin (2013 and 2016) or their web browser. With this module, organizations can improve the way they manage file transfer interactions and apply encryption, access control and authentication, digital loss prevention, and content  management.
  • Web Transfer module enables employees and external business partners to transfer files, data and other critical business information securely between their computers and the WS_FTP Server over HTTPS using a web browser.

WS_FTP Server Optional Feature

  • Failover option ensures high availability by deploying a second WS_FTP Server in a failover configuration. This is especially important in meeting service-level agreements or ensuring that other mission-critical processes are always up and running. With failover, organizations can ensure uninterrupted file transfer service for increased uptime, reliability, and performance.

See for yourself why tens of thousands of customers and millions of users around the globe trust WS_FTP for its security, quality and reliability.

System Requirements

System requirements are version specific and may be found in the  product release notes.

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