Use the SFTP & SCP server

The SFTP & SCP Server runs as a service, but some basic configuration may be necessary to ensure it behaves in a way that works best in your environment.

  1. Start the SolarWinds SFTP & SCP Server in the SolarWinds SFTP & SCP Server program folder.
  2. Click File > Configure.
  3. Type or browse to a Root Directory.
  4. Select the protocols you want the server to support from the Allowed Protocols list.
  5. Select options in the Permitted File Transfer Operations section.
  6. Click the TCP/IP Settings tab, and type the TCP Port.
  7. If you want to specify the IP address configuration, select Use Custom IP Address Binding, and select the IP address you want to use.
  8. If you want to enable user authentication on the server, complete the following:
    1. Click the Users tab.
    2. Click New User.
    3. Type the user name and password, and click Apply Changes.
    4. If you want to remove a user, select the user, and click Remove.
  9. Click the Startup & System Tray tab, and select the desired options.
  10. Click OK.