Syncplify.me Server! v5.0.12 released

We have released version 5.0.12 of our flagship product, Syncplify.me Server!

This update features the following improvements:

  • Fixed: new virtual SFTP site didn’t always start automatically upon creation
  • Fixed: “back-end DB unreachable” error is now correctly handled, and connection to the DB is automatically re-established
  • Fixed: virtual SFTP sites that have the “AutoStart” flag set are now correctly automatically started after an OS reboot
  • Fixed: SMTP configuration is now saved correctly (only applies to the Ultimate edition of our software)

As usual, you can download this update from our web site.

Thank you.

How to override permissions on subfolders inside the user’s Home VFS

Syncplify.me Server! version: 5.0.0+

As of version 5.0, Syncplify.me Server! allows to override permissions on sub-folders that are physically contained inside a user’s Home VFS.

Let’s say, for example, that the actual directory structure on disk is the one you see in the picture here below:

Clearly you will want to apply different permissions to the various sub-directories under that root, right? Continue reading

Syncplify.me Server! v5.0.11 released

We have released version 5.0.11 of our flagship product, Syncplify.me Server!

This is a hot-fix minor release that fixes only one small bug in the process that allows the web interface to change the SSL/TLS certificate used by/for the HTTPS protocol only.

If you have experienced difficulties changing such certificate we suggest you download this update.

Thank you.

Version 5 maintenance/support subscription explained

As of Syncplify.me Server! version 5.x, we’ve applied a few technical changes in the way the maintenance/support subscription works. Nothing has changed from a philosophical/legal standpoint, only the technology has changed.

Just as before, you need an active maintenance/support subscription to:

  • install updates/upgrades to the software
  • receive customer support
  • be eligible for discounts and special offers

So, what’s new? Continue reading

Everything you need to know about Syncplify.me Server! V5 license codes

In this article we provide a compendium, sort of a FAQ, regarding the most common questions and pieces of knowledge that every Syncplify.me Server! user should know about the new version 5.x licensing system. So here we go:

What’s the license code format?

V5 license codes look like this: V5XX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

Will my old (V4, V3, …) license code work if I upgrade to V5?

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How to upgrade Syncplify.me Server! from V4 to V5

The video here below shows the recommended procedure to upgrade your Syncplify.me Server! from version 4.x to the new version 5.x.

It is recommended, before upgrading to v5.x, to make sure that you’re running the latest version 4, which is v4.2.5.

Also, it should go without saying (but we say it anyway), that prior to any major upgrade like this you should always make sure to take a snapshot or a full backup of the machine/VM running your existing version. This way, should anything go wrong during the upgrade, you can always go back to your old v4.x in no time.

Last but not least, the “magic URL” mentioned in the video, the one to backup your old v4.x configuration is: