SFTPGo is a free and open source SFTP Server for Linux, macOS, Windows and FreeBSD. It also comes with HTTP/S, FTP/S and WebDAV support . It is written in Go and released under GNU Affero General Public License v3.0. It comes with SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, CockroachDB, Bolt data support, REST API, Event manager, public key and password authentication, SSH, Two-factor authentication, Web Client, Virtual folders support and lot more.
Install SFTPGo on Ubuntu Linux
SFTPGo is available as a Ubuntu PPA and DEB package file. Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. It will add SFTPGo PPA and install SFTPGo on your system
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sftpgo/sftpgo
sudo apt update
sudo apt install sftpgo
Yon ca also install SFTPGo via native .deb package file. Download SFTPGo in .deb package file from the above SFTPGo download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now run below SFTPGo apt install command. Here “sftpgo_2.5.1-1_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name. You can change below command based on your name.
sudo apt install ./Downloads/sftpgo_2.5.1-1_amd64.deb
Setup SFTPGo SFTP Server
Create Admin User
Go to below url in your browser and Create the Admin User.
Enter a username and password for your Admin account and click Create admin button.
Create New User
Now click the + icon and create a new user
And Submit in the end.
In this Admin dashboard you can configure all things.
Just go through all side tabs to check the available options.
Access User Web Client
Go to the below url in your browser and login with the new user account details
Here user can upload and download files easily.