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SFTP Server of Choice for the IT Pro

Titan FTP Server is the most fully-featured SFTP Server available. With granular configuration settings, easy administration, and detailed logging, Titan offers administrators complete control. Titan also includes event triggers that can automate transfers, thwart hackers, and notify server administrators of activities and events on the server. With over 25,000 server licenses installed worldwide, Titan is truly the server of choice for the IT professional.

Supported Protocols

Titan FTP Server supports a variety of file transfer protocols.  In addition to standard FTP, Titan supports the following secure protocols:

SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)  [Enterprise Edition Only]

  • Supports SSH file transfer protocol versions 3 through 6.
  • Transfers all information over an encrypted channel.
  • Provides full SFTP support based on SSH-2 protocol.
  • Adheres to the IETF’s Internet Draft


  • Supports SSL v3.0 and TLS v1.0 (SSL v3.1).
  • Transfers all information over an encrypted channel.
  • Uses Explicit FTPS (AUTH SSL/TLS) or Implicit FTPS to secure file transfers.


  • With the optional web interface, files can be transferred using HTTP or HTTP over SSL

Optional SFTP Client Drive Mapping

  • With WebDrive, a file transfer client that integrates with Titan

Titan Web User Interface

Titan FTP Server’s Web interface allows you to extend the product’s capabilities to more end users, without the inconvenience or expense of installing client software. No downloads or plug-ins are required.

The Titan Web interface streamlines secure exchange with external partners and reduces the cost of supporting multiple file transfer clients within a single organization.

  • Multi-Platform – Works with Windows, Linux and Macintosh
  • Cross-Browser Compatibility – Works on all modern browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and smartphone browsers such as iPhone, Blackberry and Android
  • Transfer files securely – Provides encryption using HTTPS protocol
  • Drag and Drop File Transfer – Transfer multiple files/folders at one time
  • Thin client – All significant processing takes place on the server
Screen shot of Web Interface for Titan FTP Server


Configuration and Management

Titan offers ultimate flexibility for configuring servers. Server configurations can be inherited or customized at the server, group, and user levels making it quicker to configure settings that will be the same for all users.

Remote Administration (Enterprise Edition Only)

  • Configurable from any computer with Internet access.
  • Remote Administration UI is identical to the Local Administration UI.
  • Use Windows NT/SAM Authentication (Enterprise Edition Only)
  • Dynamically accesses user and group account information from your Windows NT Domain
  • Changes made to the Windows NT User/Group information can be immediately available in the Titan server.

Custom Authentication

User-friendly wizards simplify user and group creation.

Settings Customization

Server configurations can be fine-tuned at the individual, group, and user level to handle special cases.

Account Expiration

  • Configure individual or group accounts to expire on a specific date.
  • Manually enable or disable accounts.

Administrator Application

The Titan Administrator is a powerful graphical user interface and is the primary means to configure Titan. A lightweight Web Administrator interface allows for user management from any browser.


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Granular Security Controls

Titan FTP Server is the most secure SFTP Server for Windows. In addition to securing your file transfers, Titan offers a variety of security features to restrict access, prevent abuse and thwart hackers.

Server Access Restrictions

  • Uses whitelist or blacklist approach to restrict IP access.
  • Configurable to disallow anonymous access to protect data.

Fine-Grained Directory Access Restrictions

Configurable to provide precise access permissions.

  • Read/Download
  • Write/Upload
  • Append/Replace
  • Delete
  • Rename
  • Create or Remove Subdirectories
  • View Directory Listing
  • Apply to Subdirectories

Password and Account Security

  • Disables user accounts after a definable bad password attempts.
  • Implements passwords restrictions of character length, case, and type.
  • Uses the industry-standard, password encryption–based OTP S/Key MD4 or MD5 to prevent passwords from being sent in the clear.
  • Prevents Denial of Service (DoS) attacks without affecting legitimate connections.
  • Automatically kick outs and optionally bans users who issue a specified number of bad commands. Bans can be temporary or permanent.
  • Configurable to disable the FXP command. FXP is a potential security vulnerability since hackers can use it for port scanning and bypassing IP access and firewall/router restrictions.
  • If a user is locked in the home directory, Titan will treat it as the root directory.
  • All incoming and outgoing paths will be relative, not absolute, to prevent users from gaining any file structure knowledge.
  • Configurable to prevent access to hidden system files.

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Advanced Administrator Tools: Automation and Reporting

Event Handling System Automation (Enterprise Edition Only)

Configurable for over 100 unique events (e.g., logins and uploads) trigger emails, file/script, custom logs, etc.

Component Object Model (COM) and Command Line Interfaces Automation

Provides a COM API to programmatically control your server from any COM-enabled programming language: Visual Basic (VB), Visual Basic Script (VBS), C++, C#, Java, etc.

Command Line Interface Automation

Supports a command-line interface useful for batch file processing that allows administrators to add users, modify permissions, add groups and other administrative tasks.

Multiple Log Formats and Message Levels

  • Verbose logging can be enabled to provide detailed logging information.
  • Writes logfiles in W3C or plain text.
  • Customizable log fields, so you can gather only the information you want.
  • SYSLOG integration

Database (ODBC) Logging Support

Customizable to track specific statistics and write to any ODBC data source.

Activity Monitor

Real-time monitoring of any server activity, including individual users.

Powerful File Transfer Management

Zlib Compression for Faster Transfers and Directory Listings

  • For FTP/FTPS, Zlib compression is implemented through the “MODE Z” command. In SFTP, Zlib compression is based on the SSH engine.

File Integrity Checking with FTP XCRC Command

Access Network Resources via Universal Naming Convention (UNC)

Firewall/Router Support

  • Configurable to operate smoothly with firewalls and routers.
  • Port range for PASV connections.

Disk Quotas for Individuals

Upload/Download Ratios

  • Enables a quid pro quo system of file transfers. Configure Titan to require a certain ratio of files uploaded vs. downloaded, or bytes uploaded vs. downloaded.
  • Files can also be added to a “Free File” list which can be downloaded regardless of the current ratio.

Ban File Types Using Wildcard Filters


Control Connection Limits:

  • Maximum number of concurrent connections
  • Maximum number of concurrent connections per IP
  • Idle connection timeout
  • Maximum upload or download speed
  • Maximum uploads or downloads per session
  • Maximum file upload or download size

Upload and Download Resuming

Runs as a Windows Service

Virtual Servers

File and Directory Case Setup

  • Configurable to preserve the case of files and directories
  • Configurable to convert all to upper or lower case

Customize the Store Unique (STOU) File Format

Delete Partially Uploaded Files

Block Anti-Timeout Schemes

Optional SFTP Client Drive Mapping

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