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Getting Started

What do you need to start Rebex Tiny SFTP Server for Windows?


Rebex Tiny SFTP Server runs on any modern Windows. It includes Windows 10 and 11 and Windows Server 2019 or 2022. With some effort you can run it even on legacy platforms such as Windows XP or Windows 7.

See Platforms for details.


Tiny SFTP Server

Firewall configuration

On the first run the Windows Defender alert can pop up. Click on “Allow access” to enable the connection to the SFTP server.

SFTP Server configuration

By default the Tiny SFTP Server serves files from the data folder relative to the application and users default username and password. To change it edit the Configuration file. When config file changes you have to restart the application.

1 - Platforms and requirements

Tiny SFTP Server runs on any modern Windows OS. It requires .NET 4 Framework or later.

Operating systems

Rebex Tiny SFTP Server runs on any modern Windows.

  • Client OS: Windows 11, 10
  • Server OS: Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012
  • Legacy OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, Server 2003, Server 2008.

.NET Framework

Tiny SFTP server requires .NET Framework 4.x. It’s already installed on any modern Windows.

When running on legacy OS, you may need to install .NET Framework 4 manually.