Our free TFTP Server and SFTP/SCP Server tools upload and download executable images and configurations to routers and switches with ease. SolarWinds offers the most robust, widely-trusted, and easiest-to-use free tools for transferring files.

The Easiest Way to Transfer Files Transfer the latest IOS firmware versions Concurrently upload download images from multiple devices Back up config files for critical routers switches

Perform Reliable & Secure File Transfers

The Most Trusted TFTP Server and SFTP/SCP Servers Available!

SolarWinds offers two great free tools for transferring files across your network:

  • TFTP Server
  • SFTP/SCP Server

SolarWinds free TFTP Server is a multi-threaded TFTP server commonly used to upload and download executable images and backup configurations for routers and switches. TFTP Server is the most robust, widely-trusted, easy-to-use free TFTP solution available.

SolarWinds free SFTP/SCP Server integrates SFTP and SCP protocols with our core TFTP Server technology so you can securely upload and download executable images and configurations for routers and switches with ease.

Download one of our free file transfer solutions today for projects ranging from single file transfers to large network auditing projects.

TFTP Server Highlights

  • Upgrade IOS images and firmware on your network devices
  •  Back up configuration files for your critical routers and switches
  •  Upload or download configs to multi-vendor network devices
  •  4 GB Transfers – Transfer files up to 4 GB supporting the latest IOS or firmware versions without file size concerns


SFTP/SCP Server Highlights

  • Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) & Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) provide complete security
  • Advanced security settings give you total control
  • Transfer the latest IOS or firmware versions – supports files up to 4GB
  • Concurrently upload and download images from multiple network devices

Additional Features

  • Advanced Security – Authorize specific IP addresses or ranges of IP addresses for transfers; additional parameters can limit usage to send/receive files directly to TFTP Server
  • Multi-threaded – Concurrently upload and download images from multiple network devices saving valuable time when managing large networks with many devices
  • Runs as a Service – Run as a service to deliver 24x7 TFTP or SFTP/SCP server availability for your entire network
  • Latest Update – New 64-bit OS support, improved error handling, and multiple subnet binding

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If You Like Our TFTP Server and SFTP/SCP Server, You’ll Love Our Network Configuration Manager

While the TFTP Server and SFTP/SCP Server tools let you easily back up and upload/download config files and perform basic configuration management, what if you need more advanced configuration management? SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM) takes the guesswork out of finding out who changed what and when on your network by notifying you, in real-time, of configuration changes.

  • Provides comprehensive automated multi-vendor change management and backup
  • Detect configuration policy violations and report down to the interface level
  • Troubleshoot network issues with immediate visibility into cause and effect relationship configuration between errors and network performance
  • Inventory network device hardware

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