Roadmap of SFTPPlus MFT

Release Schedule

Regular minor releases are based on a rolling update development model at intervals varying between 30 to 60 days.

Critical-bugfix releases are made as soon as a defect is fixed, usually one week after it has been initially discovered and reported.

Security issues have top priority and a fix is released in one or two days.

Features planned for the near future

SFTPPlus MFT is under continuous active development and we continue to add features with each new release.

The following is a list of features planned for following releases as updated on 2018-02-09:

  • Add WebDAV support for transferring files over HTTP/HTTPS for the server-side. [server-side][#587][#2997]
  • Manage multiple hosts from a single Local Manager GUI. [server-side][#1145]
  • Manage SSL certificates from Local Manager. This will add features such as being able to sign or renew a certificate, or configure a service to use a managed certificate. [server-side][#3624]
  • Improve end-user security by supporting multi-factor authentication methods such as Universal 2nd Factor (U2F), One time password protocol (OTP), Time-based One-time Password Algorithm (TOTP) or HMAC-based One-time Password Algorithm (HOTP). [server-side][#4698]
  • Add built-in support for clustering to support resilient configuration. [server-side][#4702]
  • Bandwidth and session/requests throttling control per service, per account or per source IP. [server-side][#4705]
  • Allow self-servicing of passwords for user accounts and ability to enforce various password policies. [client-side][#4700]
  • Execute client-side file transfer under a different account, other than the account under which the service/daemon is running. [client-side][#4706]

Bug fixes are prioritized according to severity, including the impact on the production environment or security. The most urgent are worked on continuously until fixed and escalated through the support and development team as necessary.

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