To install the Buru SFTP Server, use either the .exe installer (recommended) or install the product manually using the .zip package.
1.1 Supported platforms
- Windows 7 SP1+
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 10, version 1607+
- Windows 11
- Windows Server 2012 R2+
- Windows Server 2019
- Windows Server 2022
- Docker (Windows images)
1.1.1 Web administration supported browsers
All popular browsers with ECMAScript 6 support.
1.2 Service user considerations
The service user chosen for SSH/SFTP service will be used to access the files and folders on behalf of the SSH/SFTP users. Also, terminal access via SSH will use the same user to create shell process and any processes started by the remote SSH user will run under the same account.
2.0.0+ When using Windows authentication for SSH/SFTP users, impersonation can be enabled, which will allow the server to access files and folders on behalf of the Windows user associated with the SSH/SFTP user.
SYSTEMaccount is used, which has unrestricted access to the entire system. It is recommended to use a dedicated Windows user account with limited access rights instead.
NT SERVICE username to install the service using a virtual service account (
NT Service\<service name>).
When working with managed service accounts, ensure that the username includes a dollar (
$) symbol at the end, such as