CompleteFTP

CompleteFTP’s year of 2015

CompleteFTP is a secure Windows server that supports a number of file transfer protocols such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP, SCP and HTTP/S. During the last eight years, its regular release cycle means it has been continuously enhanced.

Here’s some of the important changes made during 2015.

Security. A number of key security changes were made to CompleteFTP in recent […]

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By |January 5th, 2016
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Why use CompleteFTP’s Enterprise Edition?

CompleteFTP, our popular secure FTP server,  comes in three editions – Standard, Professional and Enterprise.
The Standard Edition is for those who want the essential features of FTP, FTPS and SFTP for the lowest possible price (FTPS vs SFTP).
The Professional Edition supports all standard protocols such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP, SCP, HTTP and HTTPS. It […]

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By |June 25th, 2015
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CompleteFTP scheduled events

Up until 8.3.0, CompleteFTP’s process triggers were initiated by certain events occurring in the server, such as users logging in or out, or files being uploaded or downloaded. Process triggers could launch a batch, Powershell or FTP script, or an executable.

Over time it became obvious from customer feedback that users also wanted to be able […]

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By |May 16th, 2015
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Connecting to CompleteFTP using FileZilla

This tutorial demonstrates how to connect to your CompleteFTP server using the popular FTP/SFTP client, FileZilla (download here). FileZilla supports FTP, FTPS and SFTP (FTPS vs SFTP).

Before looking at this tutorial, make sure you have CompleteFTP installed, and a user created (see here).

Steps

1. After installing FileZilla, open up the program.

Near the top of the FileZilla window, there is a […]

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By |February 16th, 2015
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Connecting to CompleteFTP with WinSCP

This tutorial demonstrates how to connect to your CompleteFTP server using the popular FTP/SFTP client, WinSCP.

Before looking at this tutorial, make sure you have CompleteFTP installed and a user created (there’s a Free Edition).

Steps

1. After installing and launching WinSCP, the Login window is shown, below.

Enter the user name and password of a user that has been created in CompleteFTP previously.

If you […]

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By |February 16th, 2015
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Getting started with CompleteFTP

This tutorial explains how to get started with CompleteFTP, our Windows secure file server supporting a variety of secure file transfer protocols, including FTP, FTPS, SFTP, SCP, HTTP and HTTPS.  If you just need FTP or FTPS then you can use the Free Edition.  If you need the other protocols then you’ll need Standard […]

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By |February 16th, 2015
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Phasing out SHA-1

Hash algorithms such as MD5 and SHA-1 are important mathematical functions used widely in software, particularly in secure protocols such as SSL/TLS and SSH.

These functions are supplied a block of data, known as the message, and produce a much smaller hash value, known as the message digest or simply the digest. The same message will always result in the […]

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By |February 12th, 2015
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HTTPS or SFTP – which is best?

We were recently asked by a CompleteFTP user which was the best protocol to use for file transfers – HTTPS or SFTP. In particular, the user was interested in large transfers and security.

SFTP and HTTPS are quite different protocols. SFTP is a protocol for file transfer over SSH (secure shell), and is very similar […]

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By |January 21st, 2015
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The CompleteFTP roadmap for 2015

CompleteFTP, our secure FTP server for Windows, has quite a long development history, and has undergone considerable change since its inception. HTTP support, clustering, a multi-protocol gateway, file sharing and custom extensions are just some of the key features added in the last few years.

But what of the future? What can CompleteFTP users expect from 2015?

Last year we […]

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By |January 21st, 2015
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Article on CompleteFTP in Italian

CoreTech has published an article on CompleteFTP in Italian: Il server Ftp è pronto per il futuro

English translation (via Google Translate): The FTP server is ready for the future

Excerpt:
CompleteFTP Enterprise Distributed Technologies is a product that is both traditional and highly innovative.Traditional because it allows you to play a critical feature, but certainly not new: the […]

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By |October 29th, 2014
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