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Access Control Settings

The table below provides an overview of server settings you can use to control client access to the server.

By default, all client users with an account on the server host (or an account in a common domain) can connect to the server using password authentication, open a terminal session, and access all local files and directories allowed by their credentials.


From the Configuration tab, click

Specify which client host computers can connect to the server

Access Control >
Client Host Access Control

Specify which user groups can connect to the server.

Access Control >
Group Access Control

Specify which individual users can connect to the server.

Access Control >
User Access Control

Deny all logins


Deny access to terminal sessions (support file transfer only)


Configure port forwarding permissions


Specify which file transfer protocols are supported (SCP1, SFTP/SCP2)


Control access to directories available for SCP2 and SFTP file transfer

SFTP Directories

Block IP addresses after multiple failed authentications


Provide access to remote domain resources for users who authenticate with public keys

Authentication > Password Cache

Related Topics

Permissions Pane

SFTP Directories Pane

Authentication Pane

Client Host Access Control Pane

Password Cache Pane

Working with Subconfigurations