CloudBerry Backup and Syncplify.me Server! Free (SFTP)

Some users reported the inability to perform backups from CloudBerry Backup to Syncplify.me Server! Free Edition.

Therefore we have analyzed the situation, and this is what we have discovered:

  • By default CloudBerry Backup tries to use 5 (five) concurrent connections to your SFTP server
  • The free edition of Syncplify.me Server! is limited to 3 (three) concurrent connections, and drops/cuts the 2 connections that exceed such limit

Since the number of concurrent connection cannot be changed in Syncplify.me Server! Free (hey, after all, it’s a forever-free product for personal use only) then our recommendation is to set CloudBerry to perform 3 concurrent connections instead of 5. Continue reading