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Announcing NCM 7.7
With NCM 7.7, you can examine the rules that make up an access control list for a Cisco ASA device. Then you can apply filters to display only rules that meet the specified criteria, order the rules by line number or by the hit count, and much more.
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A listening service in Serv-U that is configured in a domain to accept incoming FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP or HTTPS connections.


A configuration option that can be set at the server, domain, group, or user level. Limits can be set for password complexity requirements, session timeout, Web Client customization, and more.


A Serv-U event primarily consists of an event type (for example, User Login or File Upload Failed), and an action type (for example, Show Balloon Tip or Send Email). Serv-U events are used to automate behavior and to provide greater visibility of important file transfer processes.


A Serv-U feature that allows administrators to block IP addresses who attempt to connect repeatedly with incorrect credentials. By handling only IP addresses who repeatedly fail to log on correctly, anti-hammering allows for smart blocking of bots and hackers.

IP access rules

IP access rules are used in Serv-U to determine who can connect to the server. Rules set up at the server and domain levels define who is allowed to make an initial connection to Serv-U. Rules set up at the group and user levels define who can connect using a given user account.

Directory access

Directory access encompasses all of the permissions applied to a server, domain, group, and user that grant and deny access to files and folders. Directory access rules are the foundation of file access rights, because they determine what a user can or cannot access, and how they can access it.

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