Free FTP Server

Temporary, cloud-based FTP server with 1GB of storage, free of charge. Ideal for testing.

Only you can access this server

After 1 hour, the server will self-delete with all the data on it. If you need a permanent FTP server, start a 7-day free trial

Frequently asked questions

Have a different question and can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Reach out to our support team and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Is the FTP server temporary?
Yes, the FTP server will be automatically deleted after 1 hour, including the files uploaded.
How many free FTP servers can I create?
After the FTP server is automatically deleted, you can create another free FTP server and so on.
Is the FTP server private?
Yes, the FTP server is private and only the person with the credentials can access it.
How much storage is included?
The free FTP server comes with 1GB of storage included.
For what can I use the free FTP server?
We recommend using the temporary FTP server for testing purposes.
I need a permanent FTP server. Is possible?
Yes. Start a 7-day free trial on SFTPCloud and you will be able to create permanent FTP servers.

A test FTP server is not enough?

Enjoy the benefits of FTP as SaaS

Looking for a permanent FTP server? Start a free 7-day trial. SFTPCloud allows you to easily create and manage FTP & SFTP servers powered by cloud storage.

SFTPCloud dashboard

Powerful features

Powerful yet simple to manage

Our intuitive and simple to use dashboard comes with powerful features that make the management of your FTP & SFTP servers a breeze.

Quick setup

Provisioning a new FTPS & SFTP server takes less than 1 minute: select the storage you want to use and we handle the rest.

Configurable protocols

You can easily enable or disable the allowed protocols of the FTPS & SFTP server. Currently, SFTP and FTPS are supported.

Inbound rules

Easily control who is allowed to connect to your server by defining lists with allowed or blocked IP addresses.

Secure & scalable

SFTPCloud has a strong focus on security & scalability and uses only secure file access protocols.

Simple file management

Manage your files using your favorite FTP client (WinSCP, FileZilla, command line, etc) or an intuitive web portal.

Multiple storages

Use the S3-based storage provided by us or connect your own cloud storages (S3, GCS, Azure Blob Storage, etc).

Real-time active connections

View in real time which users are connected to your FTPS/SFTP server.

Configurable bandwidth & storage quotas

You can configure the bandwidth & storage each user is allowed to use.


You can get notified when different file events happen via webhooks and email.


Security is our top priority. We recognize the importance of protecting your data and take all necessary steps to ensure secure file transfers.

Granular user control

Control the login methods, protocols, public keys & permissions of each user. Additionally, you can restrict access to a specific path (chroot).

Strong authentication & encryption

The data stored on SFTPCloud is encrypted in transit and, when dealing with more sensitive data, encrypted at rest. The SFTP user can log in using auto-generated strong passwords or public key authentication.

Own your data

We provide each user with its own isolated S3-compatible storage but you can always bring your own storage. By doing that, your data is stored on your storage.

High availability and cloud native

SFTPCloud is cloud native and takes high availability and disaster recovery very seriously. Additionally, you can store the data in the cloud storage of your choice.


You can use AWS S3 or any of the compatible providers (DigitalOcean Spaces, Backblaze, Wasabi, IDrive, etc) as storage for your FTPS & SFTP servers.

Google Cloud Storage

Bring your own Google Cloud Storage (GCS) and use it as storage for your FTPS & SFTP servers.

Azure Blob Storage

Bring your own Azure Blob Storage and use it as storage for your FTPS & SFTP servers.

Sftpcloud cloud native

Bring your own cloud storage

Use the storage provided by us or easily connect one of the many cloud storage platforms supported (AWS S3, Wasabi, DigitalOcean Spaces, Backblaze, IDrive E2 and more).

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
Google Cloud Storage
IDrive E2

Ready to spin-up your secure FTP server? Start your free trial today.