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V6 VFSs include: Disk, S3, Azure, Google Cloud, SFTP (all with optional at-rest encryption)

Syncplify.me Server! versions 1 through 5 have always historically supported only 2 typed of Virtual File Systems (VFS): Disk (with optional at-rest encryption via DiskAES256) SFTP (encrypted over the network but not at-rest on the remote site) When Syncplify Server! v6 is released, though, depending on the edition you use it will include the following […]

Testing the blocklist cache

Every Syncplify Server! operator is familiar with Syncplify’s ProtectorTM technology, which prevents attacks and hacking attempts, and automatically puts the attacker’s IP address in the blocklist (formerly known as “blacklist”). But in every Syncplify Server! version prior to v6, checking whether or not an incoming request is coming from a blocked IP address implied a […]

Dropping Windows User/Group support

Syncplify.me Server! v1.0 was released back in Q1-2014. Since then, and all the way up to now, nobody (not a single one of our customers) has ever used profiles of type “Windows User” or “Windows Group”. We have plenty of customers who rely on “Active Directory User” and/or “Active Directory Group” profiles, that’s obvious and […]

V6 is safer than ever

We just ran the full suite of updated metasploit tests against the latest Syncplify Server! V6 alpha, and we’re happy to announce that our new version withstood all attacks without even breaking a sweat. The new and improved ProtectorTM was able to identify all known and unknown attacks, add all attacking IP addresses to the […]

JSON structured logs

Log files are system administrators’ best friends. Well, they are if they are understandable and useful. The problem with most log files, including most of the so-called “human-readable” ones, are very badly structured, and ultimately only truly understandable by a machine. For that reason, in the past few years JSON-structured log files have become all […]