Rebex Buru SFTP Server 2.7: Flexible user lockout

  |   Lukas Paluzga

We have released Rebex Buru SFTP Server v2.7. Here is an overview of changes, fixes and improvements.

Flexible user lockout

Since version 2.6 administrators (in addition to automated account lockout) can lock out users using burusftp user update --lock. We added an option to lock out users for specified time, given as date (and/or time) or duration:

  • burusftp user update guybrush --lock 2030-12-31
  • burusftp user update guybrush --lock 60d
  • burusftp user update guybrush --unlock

This feature is also available in Web Admin and has been moved from user detail page to user list page for more convenience.

More details can be found on burusftp user update page.

Check for updates (Web Admin only)

Administrators can now explicitly check for updates on Web Admin home page. This feature requires the server to have internet connection to

Minor fixes and improvements

  • 2.6.1

    • Fixed backslash escaping in SSH exec command.
    • Fixed backslash escaping in SSH shell aliases.
    • Web Admin - fixed log file display.
    • Web Admin - fixed SSH Shell configuration in user add and edit forms.
  • 2.6.2

    • Web Admin - improved validation for empty rows in user's path mappings.
    • Added IPv6 'any' ([::]:22) to the list of SSH server's default listening addresses.
  • 2.7.0

    • Added support for server-sig-algs SSH extension (RFC 8332).
    • Optimized ChaCha20Poly1305 and AEAD ciphers internals.
    • Web Admin - fixed caption for default SSH shell in user edit form.
    • Web Admin - users using unsupported browsers (such as Internet Explorer) will now see a user-friendly error message

For complete list of fixes and improvements see Release notes