Besides browsing the internet for various types of content, file transfer is about the next service that is commonly used on the Internet. With this application, a user can set up a local or online-based file server that allows the user to share data. The program supports various protocols such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP, and HTTPS. The program gives the server administrator a comprehensive set of tools for the administration of the file server.
The administrative features of the server include remote and local monitoring of the server and integration with Active Directory, NAS storage, database servers, and many other IT infrastructure for authentication of users. The server supports event-driven automation which can send an email alert or run a script when certain conditions are true. The administrator can control bandwidth allocated to each user, and configure account policies and automation such as password expiry and recovery policies.
The user can connect to the user to upload and access files through a web browser, FTP applications or other standard programs that use supported protocols such as SSH. The server is also accessible from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. The application provides comprehensive tools for setting up enterprise-level file transfer servers.
It is part from ftp tools category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The Serv-U demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.