SFTP/SCP Server Alternatives

    SFTP/SCP Server is described as 'Free SFTP server for reliable and secure network file transfers. Securely push OS images and firmware and configuration updates, backup configuration files, and transfer files up to 4GB. Features: concurrent transfers, IP filters, service mode' and is an app in the File Management category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SFTP/SCP Server for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Cygwin. The best alternative is OpenSSH, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SFTP/SCP Server are Bitvise SSH Server (WinSSHD) (Free Personal), Buru SFTP Server for Windows (Free Personal), OpenSSH for Windows (Free, Open Source) and zFTPServer Suite (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 22, 2020

    1. OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks.
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    2. WinSSHD is our SSH server for all Windows NT-series operating systems. Supported platforms include Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, and 7. Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are supported. Even Windows NT4 is still supported by WinSSHD 4.

    3. - SFTP, SSH and SCP server for Windows - Portable - just unzip and run - Optionally run as a Windows service - Human-readable configuration files (in YAML) - Unlimited users, unlimited concurent connections - Free for personal use - Rich command line interface - Web...
    4. OpenSSH for Windows is a minimal installation of the Cygwin port of OpenSSH and related utilities to provide SSH and SCP services on the Windows platform.


      The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 5.3 rev2, released in February 2010 can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    5. zFTPServer Suite is a user friendly and easy to use FTP server. It offers all the standard FTP features, as well as support for SSL/TLS, transfer limits, real-time monitoring, virtual directories, and user groups.
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    6. Copssh is an ssh server and client implementation for windows systems. It is a yet another packaging of portable openssh, cygwin, some popular utilites, plus implementation of some best practices regarding security.
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    7. CompleteFTP is a powerful Windows FTP server that supports FTP and FTPS (FTP over SSL).
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    8. CrushFTP is a robust file transfer server that makes it easy to setup secure connections with your users.
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    9. Cerberus FTP Server 8 The secure and reliable file transfer solution that you control. Looking for a lighthearted overview? Check out our explainer video! Secure FTP/S, SFTP, HTTPS Active Directory & LDAP And more .
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      SFTPPlus provides server & client software for managed file transfers using protocols SFTP, FTPS, FTP/S, HTTPS, SSH, OpenPGP, SCP. Supports Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX, HPUX.
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