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Cerberus FTP Server 11.2.1

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Cerberus FTP Server 11.2.1

Cerberus FTP Server is a secure and reliable file transfer solution. For demanding IT professionals, featuring advanced SSH, SFTP and FTPS security with the flexibility your business needs.

Provides industrial strength secure SSL/TLS encryption and powerful FTP server performance without sacrificing ease-of-use. Designed to use very little CPU and memory, Cerberus features a user-friendly interface that can be easily hidden or accessed from the system tray.

The server is able to listen for connections on multiple interfaces (Multi-homed PCs), integrate with the Windows NT user database or Active Directory. Moreover it able to run as an NT service, resume failed transfers. Also offers an easy-to-use manager for controlling user access to files and file operations. Connection limit, timeout, and IP access you can control by the administrator as well as a variety of other settings.

In addition, Cerberus FTP Server offers statistics on connections as well as robust logging capabilities.

Cerberus FTP Server Features:

  • Powerful SFTP Server. FTP, FTP/S, SSH SFTP, and HTTP/S web client access plus Event Notification. Automated Processing. Auditing and Reporting, and Ad Hoc File Transfers.
  • Confidence. Robust file transfer integrity checking using strong checksums based on SHA-512, SHA-256, or SHA-1 cryptographic hashes
  • Security: Added Protection against Intrusion. Configuration and Security Summary. Specify SSL ciphers to include or exclude. Restrict login by protocol. Password Policy Settings
  • IP Whitelist and Blacklist, Automatic Account Lockout. Temporary User Accounts. AD FTP Security Groups Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs). Client Certificate Verification. SSH2 Public Key Authentication
  • HIPAA Compliant, FIPS 140-2 Validated. Exceeds industry standards with FIPS 140-2. Also provides the necessary access controls to meet compliance regulations. Ensures that data is not accessed by unauthorized users, and audits all commands and file access
  • Manage and authenticate user accounts from built-in users and groups, Active Directory and LDAP and control authentication order priority with the new authentication chaining control.
  • Create custom Virtual Directories for individual Active Directory and LDAP users.
  • Enhanced performance on Windows Server. Low memory utilization, native 64-bit, and full IPv6 support.
  • Logging and Auditing. Rolling log files with configurable size limits, Syslog Integration, detailed TLS/SSL cipher and bit strength per connection. Automatic logging of all commands and file access provides full audit trails.
  • Detailed Statistics. Maintains statistics information about connections and file transfers. Allows creation of detailed reports of server usage.
  • Superior Manageability. SOAP control API, Windows Service Support and support for Microsoft's Hyper-V and VMWare's ESX platforms.
  • Maintain full access to the UI when running as a service
  • Administrators can use the auto-blocking feature. It helps to prevent DoS (Denial of Service).
  • IP Manager CIDR support

Cerberus FTP Server Other Features:

  • Simultaneous FTP, SFTP, and FTPS for a single interface
  • Custom Virtual Directories for individual Active Directory and LDAP users
  • Require Secure Connections on a per user basis
  • Password Policy Settings
  • Automatic Account Lockout
  • IP Manager CIDR support
  • Specify SSL ciphers to include or exclude
  • Support for RSA, DSA, and Elliptical Curve public and private keys
  • Support for Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key exchange
  • Block FXP and reserved ports for PASV connections
  • Require Active Directory Security Group Membership
  • UTF-8 - Display filenames in foreign languages with their native charset
  • Taskbar icon control and status indicator
  • Connections limit and timeout controls
  • Transfer and connection statistics
  • Hidden server mode (Hides server window)
  • Fine-Grained Directory Access Restrictions
  • IPv6 Support

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.2.1 (2020-05-05):

  • Fixed: Cerberus crashed when HTTP/S web client received a malformed URL
  • Fixed: HTTP/S web client and Folder Monitor did not handle folders ending with a period
  • Fixed: In Event Manager, a regular expression worked in the Regular Expression Tester but not in actual use
  • Fixed: In Server Manager, when creating a new administrator, you could not set the permissions for the administrator
  • Many minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.2.0 (2020-04-22):

  • Cerberus customers that block outgoing connections with their firewall should only have to allow connections to the domain with IP address for Cerberus to auto-update
  • New: Cerberus now performs certificate and host name verification for all outgoing SSL/TLS connections by default
  • New: Event Manager now has a Transfer File Target that allows transferring files to another server via SFTP, FTP, FTPS, HTTP PUT, and HTTPS PUT
  • New: Event Manager now has labels for Event Targets so that administrators can assign unique names to differentiate between them
  • Removed unnecessary newlines from the log
  • Fixed: When Cerberus checks for updates, those outgoing SSL/TLS connections did not verify the certificate or host name
  • Fixed: In User Manager, requiring a user to change their password does not actually force the user to change their password after logging in
  • Fixed: Log Manager displays a “parseerror” message when the log contains binary data
  • Fixed: In Event Manager, modifying a cloned event applies changes to the original event
  • Fixed: In Server Manager, changes to SSH Security Defaults are automatically saved without confirmation
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.1.0 (2020-03-19):

  • User Manager guided workflows for creating users and groups, including enhanced data validation and error checking
  • Upgraded admin password change controls for setting and changing user and administrator passwords
  • Easily adjust generated password lengths beyond the minimum at the time of password generation
  • Multiple enhancements to the Log Manager including a continuous log view with no paging, a configurable refresh rate, visual indications to indicate when the log will next refresh, as well as a dedicated context menu item and toolbar button to immediately refresh the log
  • Added support for additional SSH2 key exchange methods to include diffie-hellman-group14-sha256, diffie-hellman-group16-sha512, diffie-hellman-group18-sha512
  • Upgraded to gSOAP 2.8.99 to address gSOAP security vulnerabilities
  • FTP commands for setting file date/time provide better error messages on failure
  • Fixed: Filter/Find for HTTP/S web client allows bypassing of virtual directory permissions
  • Fixed: In User Manager, new users and groups no longer need an initial save before you can add new virtual directories
  • Fixed: In User Manager, the disable date constraint for users and groups ignores PM times
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.10 (2020-02-20):

  • Fixed: Memory leak when querying which groups a user is a member of in Active Directory

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.9 (2020-02-18):

  • Fixed: Memory leak when statistics file cannot be opened at startup
  • Fixed: Cerberus crashes when there are multiple HTTP/S web client requests for a new localization language file
  • Fixed: Log Manager displays a “parseerror” message when the log contains binary data
  • Fixed: SCP does not handle using single quotes around filenames
  • Allow administrators to view queue sizes for diagnostic purposes
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.8 (2020-01-27):

  • Fixed: Memory leaks when transferring files via SFTP
  • Fixed: Cerberus crashes when HTTP/S web client receives a malformed URL
  • In Active Directory administration, searching for users and groups when creating mappings will now use the Binding Options credentials instead of the credentials for the account running the Cerberus FTP Server Windows service
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.7 (2020-01-22):

  • Fixed: In Log Manager, scripts errors occur when using the right-click menu options
  • Fixed: In User Manager, updating a user shows an error message when using group overrides
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.6 (2020-01-13):

  • Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.2u to address OpenSSL security vulnerabilities
  • Cerberus now shows a warning that legacy managers are deprecated and will be removed in a future version
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.5 (2020-01-06):

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.4 (2019-12-23):

  • Fixed: XSS Vulnerability When Previewing SVG Content
  • Fixed: In User Manager, removing a native Cerberus user from a group shows an error message
  • Fixed: Public shares are shown even though they have expired
  • Fixed: Public shares allow creating shares that are already expired
  • Log Manager displays much faster now
  • In Active Directory administration, searching for users and groups when creating mappings should be faster
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.3 (2019-12-09):

  • Fixed: Permission bypass through the zip and/or unzip permission
  • Fixed: Removed the video tutorial for the Client Domain Allow List upgrade message as it was causing errors on some older operating systems
  • We now show a warning during installation that Cerberus 11 is not officially supported on Windows Server 2008

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.2 (2019-12-02):

  • Fixed: In Event Manager, Scheduled Tasks drift later after each run
  • Fixed: In Event Manager, Scheduled Tasks do not run as scheduled for weekdays
  • Fixed: Long message notifications are not formatted correctly
  • Fixed: Cerberus displays an error message for missing MF.dll on Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Fixed: Cerberus install fails even though Internet Explorer 9+ has been installed
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.1 (2019-11-18):

  • Fixed: Cerberus does not lock out a user’s account after numerous failed 2FA attempts allowing brute force attacks
  • Fixed: HTTP/S web client public shares are vulnerable to a XSS attack that can execute arbitrary JavaScript
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 11.0.0 (2019-11-05):

  • Significantly faster performance (upto 10x) when writing files across the network using the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol
  • Enhancements to User Manager UI (Desktop GUI and web administration) for a responsive and consistent experience across devices
  • In web administration, User Manager now allows managing blocked file extensions and CSV export/import of users
  • User Manager provides richer visual feedback when previewing the import of users from a CSV file
  • User Manager shows all of the members of a group including Cerberus Native users, LDAP users, AD users, and AD groups
  • Web administration now shows connections, transfers, and logging
  • Log Manager logs IP addresses and usernames when logging connection-related events
  • Log Manager allows administrators to download log files
  • Log Manager provides features such as searching, row grouping, column sorting, and showing/hiding columns
  • New notification system displays small pop-up notifications about events that are important to the user
  • New notification system allow administrators to view a history of changes made during their session
  • Redesigned Server Manager for better segmentation and grouping of server configuration options
  • In Server Manager, administrators can require uppercase and lowercase letters in their password complexity policy
  • Cerberus supports nested group membership for the AD “Require Security Group Membership” option
  • HTTP/S web client localization can now be accessed and modified directly from the Desktop GUI
  • Fixed: Password reset is vulnerable to HTTP host header attack allowing malicious password reset emails

Changes in Cerberus FTP Server 10.0.16 (2019-09-30):

  • Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.2t to address OpenSSL security vulnerabilities
  • Fixed: Extension blocking does not reject prohibited file extensions from being uploaded in certain situations
  • Fixed: Cerberus crashes on startup when it cannot make outbound Internet connections
  • Fixed: Cerberus crashes when SFTP client sends an invalid SSH packet header
  • Fixed: Cerberus cannot update itself when configured to use a proxy
  • Fixed: In Report Manager, the Disabled column in Last Login Statistics Report does not consider user’s group membership
  • Fixed: In web administration, Server Manager cannot generate a self-signed Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) certificate
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements

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Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Server 2008/R2, Server 2012/R2, 2016, 2019 (32-bit, 64-bit).

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1 Comments on Cerberus FTP Server 11.2.1

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    i like the interface of this app. It doesn't support multiple domains like Serv-U but other than that I recommend it.