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I'm looking for a free secure (sftp or ftps) windows ftp server as the title indicates.

I found quite a few but they are either : * Not free (usually they are GPL or just not free) * Not 'secure' ie. not using either sftp or ftp + ssh tunnelling

Does this exist (on windows)?

Source code would be nice but is not needed.

ps. I have checked out stackoverflow quite extensively but haven't found any doubles.

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IIS supports FTPS. Have you ruled that out? –  Jason Nov 16 '11 at 16:29
Do I have to set up a ssh tunnel (or a ssh server) to use this or can I just use it out of the box? –  Valmond Nov 16 '11 at 16:33
no idea - stackoverflow.com/questions/2440789/… –  Jason Nov 16 '11 at 16:40
GPL is free!!!?? Maybe you mean you have to pay to get a compiled version and don't want to compile the source yourself? Also, if IIS supports FTPS, you're done, right? Also, depending on reqs, if looking for sftp, you could use a free for personal use SSH server such as BitVise. (Note: assuming you mean "file transfer over SSH" if talking about sftp!) –  reiniero Nov 17 '11 at 7:17
GPL is free as long as you don't want to use it in closed software. Please do tell me if I'm wrong here but that's the big difference between say BSD/MIT and GPL right?! I'm checking out IIS and will do the same with BitVise if I can't find a sftp suiting my needs, thanks! –  Valmond Nov 17 '11 at 8:45
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