Get CFTP Certified


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A Certified File Transfer Professional (CFTP) is qualified to evaluate, deploy, configure and maintain managed file transfer and secure file transfer technology such as:

  • FTP Servers, FTPS Servers and SFTP Servers
  • FTP Clients, FTPS Clients and SFTP Clients
  • Managed File Transfer Solutions
  • Automated File Transfers and File Transfer Scripting (e.g., FTP Scripts)
  • “Web Transfer” and “Web Client” Servers, Including WebDAV Servers
  • Accelerated File Transfer, Including “Extreme File Transfer” and UDP-Based Solutions
  • “Ad Hoc” File Sharing and File Synchronization Solutions


Get File Transfer Certified

For a limited time you can earn your file transfer certification just $249! (Use code 2015EOY during checkout.)

Here’s how the process works.

  1. Create an account on this site, then download the free CFTP Study Guide (see excerpt)
  2. Sign back on to this site and purchase your CFTP Exam.  We’ll send you a link to the test.
  3. Optionally, review more than two hours of CFTP video training online.
  4. Score at least 80% on the 60-question multiple choice CFTP Exam in 90 minutes to earn your CFTP.
  5. (If you do not pass on your first try, your exam purchase also includes two retakes.)

Want to find out who else has taken and passed the CFTP exam? The first few dozen Certified File Transfer Professionals are listed on our advisors and early adopters page.

Need More Information?

Also, register and sign on to:

  • Download the official CFTP Study Guide
  • Ask questions about the CFTP process, content or exam
  • Start taking your CFTP Exam


Certified File Transfer Professional Prerequisites

Before you dive into this program, we recommend you have at least the following qualifications:

  • 2-year IT degree or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with IP-based networking concepts (TCP, basic protocols/routing/masking, DNS, hostname vs. IP, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of file systems and email
  • Familiarity with at least one command-line interface (e.g,. Windows console window or a *nix shell)
  • Familiarity with typical folder/file access controls (e.g., read/write) and user account controls (e.g., user/group)
  • Basic understanding of: FTP clients, FTP servers, web browsers, web servers and file sharing and storage cloud services