GoAnywhere Director

GoAnywhere Director™ is a managed file transfer solution that will automate and secure the exchange of data with your customers, trading partners and enterprise servers. It provides a single point of control with multi-step workflow abilities, management controls and detailed audit trails.

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GoAnywhere Director GoAnywhere Director's intuitive interface and comprehensive workflow features help you eliminate the need for custom programs/scripts, single-function tools and manual processes. This managed file transfer and secure FTP automation solution will reduce costs, improve the quality of your data transmissions, and help your organization to comply with data security policies and regulations.

"We had a requirement to send PGP signed/encrypted files to our trading partner via sFTP. We downloaded a trial of this software and basically had everything configured and working that same day! The requirement became a small "blip" in the project timeline instead of a major hurdle. "

Jeffrey E.
Consultant Programmer/Analyst,
Silveredge Consulting

File Transfer

  • Connects to secure FTP servers (SFTP, FTPS, and SCP) for protected communications
  • Exchanges data with web servers using HTTP, HTTPS and Web Services
  • Sends AS2 messages with support for multiple file attachments
  • Accesses files and directories on network shares using SMB/CIFS protocol
  • Sends and retrieves files via E-mail and secure E-mail (with S/MIME encryption)


  • Automates and simplifies FTP (File Transfer Protocol) processes
  • Guarantees delivery with connection retries and file auto-resume (for interrupted transfers)
  • Monitors folders with options to scan for new, changed or deleted files
  • Calls custom programs and scripts as part of business process workflows
  • Provides a comprehensive built-in scheduler for running transfers at future dates/times with recurring options
  • Includes commands and APIs for launching transfers from remote systems and applications

Data Translation

  • Connects to popular database servers including DB2, DB2/400, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Informix, MySQL and Sybase
  • Translates data to/from database tables, Excel, XML, Delimited text and Flat File or Fixed Width file formats
  • Connects to Websphere MQ, SonicMQ and ActiveMQ for enterprise messaging
  • Replicates data between database servers
  • Simplifies ETL processes with the ability to filter records, map columns and transform values


  • Provides FIPS 140-2 compliance mode to meet U.S. Government (NIST) encryption standards
  • Encrypts, signs and decrypts files using Open PGP and GPG encryption standard
  • Automatically encrypt files on disk using AES-256 encryption
  • Compresses and decompresses files using ZIP, GZIP and TAR standards
  • Includes integrated Key Management tools for Open PGP keys, SSH keys and SSL/TLS certificates

Simplified Administration

  • Allows for remote administration and monitoring through an intuitive browser interface
  • Produces detailed audit trails with comprehensive reporting
  • Optionally sends logs to an enterprise SYSLOG server
  • Highly scalable with support for clustering and active-active failover
Managed File Transfer - GoAnywhere Director
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View additional File Movement diagrams to learn how GoAnywhere Director can distribute/retrieve files and other data.

GoAnywhere Director can be installed onto Windows, VMware, Linux, IBM i, AIX (pSeries), UNIX, HP-UX, Mac OS and Solaris platforms.  IBM i is also referred to as System i, iSeries, as400, as/400 and i5.