The Web node controls whether HTTP/S services are enabled and the ports they are running on.  By enabling the HTTP/S service(s) users may use the web based MFT Server Web Client to perform file transfers.  All domains share the same HTTP/S service settings.

 

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Web Server

 

HTTP on host - The host and port you want to enable HTTP service on.  This will also be used for client REST services.

 

HTTPS on host - The host and port you want to enable HTTPS service on.  This will also be used for client REST services.

 

REST HTTP on host - The host and port you want to enable REST management services on.

 

REST HTTPS on host - The host and port you want to enable REST management services on.

 

HTTPS

 

Private key - The SSL encryption key to be used for HTTPS services.

 

Theme - The color theme used for the buttons, menus, tabs, and other GUI elements. This is the theme for the MFT Server Web Client log in page only. See Enabling web file transfers for information on how to configure the theme.

 

HTTPS client certificate required - Requires that client browser successfully identify itself with a client certificate found in "Client keys" section of Key Manager.

 

SSL/TLS negotiation allowed - If enabled clients will be allowed to renegotiate SSL/TLS sessions.

 

SSL/TLS Ciphers - List of enabled SSL ciphers for HTTPS communications.

 

Connections

 

Server name - Optional value if entered will replace any HTTP headers that contain hostname data with specified hostname.  This is useful in cases where server operates behind a NAT enabled firewall and you do not want to leak internal hostname or IP address information.

 

Session timeout - The amount of time after which to close inactive HTTP/S sessions.

 

Redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS - Automatically redirects HTTP requests to HTTP.

 

Include service ports in HTTP/S headers - If enabled, service ports will be included in HTTP/S headers.  These may be disabled in cases where HTTP/S services are running on non-standard ports with some sort of port forwarding firewall located in front of server.

 

Enable HTTP Strict Security Transport (HSTS) - If enabled, HSTS will be enabled.

 

UI

 

User interface - Sets what user interface options are available from login page.

 

Default domain - Defaults domain field to specified value when logging in via web interface.

 

Hide domain - Hides domain field when logging in via web interface.  If this option is checked then a default domain MUST be provided.

 

Show domain dropdown - If enable a drop-down list of available domains will be shown on login page.

 

Show lost password link - If enabled the "Lost password" link will be displayed on web interface login page allowing user to reset their password via email.

 

CAPTCHA on login - If checked, user will be required to enter a CAPTCHA on login.

 

Self Registration

 

Show user registration link - If enabled, the user registration link will be displayed on the main login page, allowing users to self-register user accounts.

 

Use email as login - If enabled, users will not be prompted for a username when self-registering, instead it will use their email address as their login when creating their account.

 

 

See also

 

Web based file transfers

 

 

 





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