Security Features

Security Features FolderGoAnywhere Services™ provides enterprise-level security features to meet stringent in-house policies and compliance requirements such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX and state privacy laws. Only authorized administrators are able to configure security settings and users in GoAnywhere Services, which is based on their assigned roles.

Security Features:

  • Set password policies and expiration intervals
  • Authenticate users against LDAP, Active Directory (AD), IBM i profiles or database servers
  • Filter connections with IP blacklists and whitelists (Global and User level)
  • Define administrator user permissions for separation of duties
  • Block Brute-Force and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks with an automatic IP blacklist
  • Create and manage SSL certificates and SSH keys through integrated screens
  • Authenticate SFTP connections with passwords and/or SSH keys
  • Authenticate FTPS and HTTPS connections with passwords and/or SSL certificates
  • Utilize only FIPS 140-2 certified encryption algorithms to meet U.S. Government (NIST) standards
  • SAML support to centralize access control and improve the user experience
  • Authorize selected services (e.g. FTP, SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS and AS2) to certain users and groups
  • Restrict users to specific home directories and subfolders
  • Specify folder level permissions (upload, download, delete, rename, etc.) by user and group
  • Automatically encrypt files on disk using AES256 encryption
  • Ability to accept or reject files with certain extensions
  • Run services under non-standard port numbers
  • Restrict user logins to certain days-of-week or times-of-day
  • Disable user accounts after maximum login attempts
  • Disable user accounts automatically after a period of inactivity
  • Receive instant notifications on login failures
  • Disable anonymous login
  • Generate full audit trails of all user events and file activity with reporting
  • Feed audit log messages to a central SYSLOG server
  • View the active sessions for logged-in users with the ability to terminate (kick) sessions

GoAnywhere Services 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.