A typical FileXpress Gateway distributed configuration is shown below. This configuration supports secure file exchange with users outside your network. Files are transferred through a proxy in the DMZ to a file storage server behind the firewall. In this configuration, the FileXpress Gateway Administrator (which manages user and transfer configuration) also runs securely in the internal network.

   Typical FileXperss Gateway configuration

Note: It is also possible to install all of the FileXpress Gateway services on a single system. This can be useful for initial evaluation, and this simpler configuration is used in this evaluation guide.