GoAnywhere Gateway FAQs

What is GoAnywhere Gateway™?
GoAnywhere Gateway is an enhanced reverse proxy and forward proxy that provides an additional layer of network defense. It allows your trading partners to connect to GoAnywhere Services without having to open inbound ports into your private network or store sensitive information in the DMZ. GoAnywhere Gateway also allows  GoAnywhere Director to connect to external systems without revealing the identities or locations of your internal systems.
 
Where should GoAnywhere Gateway be installed?
GoAnywhere Gateway should be installed on a machine in the DMZ (demilitarized zone), which is the "neutral zone" between your organization's private/internal network and the outside public network (internet).
 
Which platforms can GoAnywhere Gateway be installed to?
GoAnywhere Gateway can be installed onto Windows, Linux, IBM System p (AIX), UNIX, HP-UX, Mac OS and Solaris platforms.
 
Can GoAnywhere Gateway run in a VMware virtual environment?
Yes.  Linoma Software is a partner with VMware. GoAnywhere Gateway has been tested and verified to run in a VMware virtualized environment.  GoAnywhere Gateway has been awarded the "VMware Ready" logo.
 
Do I need to load any software on my PC?
No. All GoAnywhere Gateway functions are server-centric.
 
Which protocols does GoAnywhere Gateway support?
GoAnywhere Gateway supports popular protocols including FTP, SFTP (FTP over SSH), FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS), SCP, AS2, HTTP and HTTPS.
 
Can GoAnywhere Gateway support multiple installations of GoAnywhere Services™?
Yes. A single installation of GoAnywhere Gateway can serve as a reverse proxy for multiple installations of GoAnywhere Services.  This allows you to simplify your network security while distributing file transfers over multiple servers.
   
Do I have to purchase a license for my Disaster Recovery (DR) machine?
No. If you purchase a license of GoAnywhere Gateway for your production machine, then you can use GoAnywhere Gateway on your DR machine as long as you pay the annual maintenance fee for this DR machine. The annual maintenance fee is 18% of GoAnywhere Gateway list price.
 
Is there a free trial available?
Yes. You can download a fully-functional trial of GoAnywhere Gateway to evaluate its benefits within your own environment.