Customizing SFTP and FTP(E/S) greetings and banners Server! version: 4.0.17+

Another improvement coming with version 4.0 of┬á Server! is the possibility to customize greetings and banners with variable fields that are automatically processed by the software when a client connects. Here’s a basic example of what you can write:

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CSID and software identification over FTP(E/S)

This article refers to a new feature that will be introduced in the upcoming Server! version 4.0.

Software identification (server-side) is intrinsic to the SSH (and therefore SFTP) protocol, and has always been supported by Server! since version 1.0. But the new version 4.0 introduces full support for the CSID (Client/Server ID) extension of the FTP protocol as well.

Therefore, starting from Server! v4.0, the BeforeSendSoftwareID event-handler now applies to all protocols of the FTP family (FTP, FTPS, and FTPES). Using the scripting framework you can redefine the server identification, and thus run your own “under cover” FTP(E/S) server that declares to be anything you want. Continue reading