Serv-U Managed File Transfer Server

Enhance security and control over file transfers across your organization

Starts at $2995
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Easy-to-use, automated and secure file transfer and file sharing from an intuitive, central console

  • Supports FTP, FTPS, SFTP and HTTP/S over IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
  • Helps comply with PCI DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, SOX, etc.
  • Allows ad hoc file transfers from Web and mobile devices.

Key Features

Reliable FTP server software for secure file transfer

Supports FTP, FTPS, SFTP and HTTP/S protocols for file transfer over IPv4 and IPv6 networks.


Ad hoc file sharing to easily send and request files

Peer-to-peer file sharing simplifies sending and requesting files on an ad hoc basis.


Anywhere, anytime file transfer from Web and mobile devices

Instantly transfer files using simple drag-and-drop Web and mobile interfaces.


Centralized file transfer management and automation

Automate file transfer management and administration tasks from a centralized Web-based console.


Fast and easy upload and download of large files

Enable fast and reliable large (>2GB) file transfers and folder synchronization.


Helps meet PCI DSS and other regulatory compliance requirements

Optional Serv-U® Gateway add-on provides defense-in-depth security to Serv-U MFT Server deployment.

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More Features

Integrates with existing Active Directory and LDAP servers

Integrate Serv-U with existing AD®/LDAP servers to sync user accounts and simplify authentication.

Integrates with existing storage and database infrastructure

Integrate with NAS/SAN and external database servers for easy storage access and clustered deployments.

Quick, do-it-yourself deployment

Easily install and deploy FTP server software on your Windows® and Linux® platforms.

Monitor FTP server and domain logs online

Track file server startup, configuration and domain activity logs for fast and easy troubleshooting.

Execute automated actions based on triggered events

Send email, run programs, delete files and write to Windows event log messages based on triggered events.

Managed file transfer permissions and user access

Apply limits and custom settings for file transfer operations to users, groups, domains and server. 

Remote file transfer session monitoring

Monitor real-time session and user statistics from a Web-based management dashboard.

Custom branding of Web client

Add custom logos, text and advanced CSS and templates to customize the file access Web interface for your end-users.

Optimal availability and scalability of FTP server

Deploy and configure multiple Serv-U® MFT Servers as a Web farm for high availability of services through horizontal scaling.

What Our Customers Are Saying

“Our old FTP server was not meeting the needs of our organization in terms of security and ease of use. People were resorting to other personal solutions such as Dropbox. Serv-U has allowed us to keep our file transfer services in house, and eliminate our usage of third-party tools.”
Nick Yakich Network Administrator, Engineering Systems, Inc.
Source: TechValidate. TVID: AC4-707-29C
“Serv-U Managed File Transfer Server is a versatile, easy to deploy solution that integrates well into existing infrastructure meeting all our compliance requirements, and ensuring peace of mind for file transfers.”
Matthew Burford IT Director, Optichrome Limited
Source: TechValidate. TVID: AC4-707-29C
“We use Serv-U to securely transfer sensitive health data from clients for troubleshooting of our product. Serv-U is an excellent solution with a great package. Straightforward, and easy to set up and integrate with AD. Excellent support, should you need any!”
Richard Urban IT/Systems Administrator, Corepoint Health, LLC
Source: TechValidate. TVID: AC4-707-29C


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    File transfers from Web browsers and mobile devices

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    Large file transfer (>2GB), multiple file transfer and folder synchronization

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    Secure file sharing (send and request files)

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    Easily manage files on Serv-U FTP Server

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    Managed file transfer with centralized administration

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    Secure file transfer and FTP server software

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    Customizable file transfer permissions and user access

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    Integration with existing AD, LDAP, database and storage infrastructures

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    Monitor FTP server logs online for troubleshooting and compliance reporting

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    Execute automated actions based on triggered events

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    Secure Gateway for File Transfer in DMZ Networks

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    Custom Branding of Web Client

System Requirements

  • Hard Drive 30MB
  • Memory 256MB (or minimum required by operating system)
  • CPU 1GHz processor (dual-core recommended)
  • Database
  • ODBC-compliant databases such as SQL Server®, Oracle® and MySQL® are optional
  • Operating System
  • Licensed version supported on:
    • Windows Server® 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 32-bit or 64-bit
    • CentOS™ 6.4, 32-bit or 64-bit
    • Red Hat® Linux® (RHEL) 6.4, 32-bit or 64-bit
    • Fedora® 19, 32-bit or 64-bit
    • Ubuntu™
    • OpenSUSE®
    • Free trial/evaluation version also supported on: Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 8.1
  • Application Ports
    • 21/FTP for FTP and Explicit FTPS
    • 990 for Implicit FTPS
    • Small range of high ports for FTPS
    • 22/SSH for SFTP
    • 443/HTTPS and 80/HTTP for Web transfer, file sharing and administration (See Serv-U Firewall Guide for details)
  • Note:
  • This hard drive requirement is for the Serv-­U application only. Additional local or UNC­accessible storage is usually required for user's home folders, shared folders, file sharing storage and log files.



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