Frequently asked questions

How do I…

How do I access the web administration tool?

The service runs at http://localhost:8880 by default. Make sure the service (Rebex Buru SFTP Server Web Administration) is actually installed and running.

How do I upgrade to a new version?

See the upgrade guide.


My trial period ended - what do I do now?

You have to buy a license. If you are eligible for FREE edition you can get the license here.

I received the license - what do I do now?

See the applying license guide.

How many licenses do I need?

Rebex Buru SFTP Server is licensed on per machine basis. This means that you have to get a valid license for every machine on which you run the SFTP Server. If you run multiple virtual machines with Buru SFTP on one physical hardware, you have to get a license for every virtual machine with the SFTP server. You can have unlimited number of users or sessions on every licensed server.

Who can use the free license?

Free license is only for personal, not-for-profit or academy use.

Can I use the free license for development, testing or staging servers?

No. If such servers are connected to any kind of commercial activity you need a commercial license.

Can I use the free personal license for one person business?

No. If it’s connected to commercial activity, you have to get a commercial license.