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Force Secure Protocols on Users

Hosted~FTP~ allows the admin to enforce users to connect using only secure HTTPS/FTPS/SFTP protocols to their account. Using a hierarchy system, it can be enforced on all users, specific groups of users, or individual users. Please note: Login attempts are made over encrypted network connections only (TLS/SSL for HTTPS and FTPES protocols, and SSH for SFTP protocol).

 

Force HTTPS/FTPS/SFTP Lock on All Users

  1. As the account administrator go to your Setup tab
  2. Scroll down to the Account-Level Options and locate the Force only secure protocols for all users option
  3. Enable the option by checking Customize and then selecting how you want to enforce the rule: All users in the account and allow separate rules on a group/user level.

 

Force HTTPS/FTPS/SFTP Lock in a Group

  1. As an administrator go to the Users tab > Group tab
  2. Click on the Group you would like to edit settings for
  3. Locate the Force only secure protocols for all users in group option
  4. Enable the option by checking Customize and then selecting how you want to enforce the rule: All users in the group and allow separate rules on a user level.

 

Force HTTPS/FTPS/SFTP Lock on a Single User

  1. As an administrator go to the Users tab and select the user
  2. Scroll down to the user’s options and locate the Force only secure protocols for this user
  3. Enable the option by checking Customize and then enforcing the rule on the user
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