System support

This page provides basic operating system, supported feature, and file system information. Always check the Supported Platform Guide for the latest updates.


Transfer CFT is deployed on the operating systems and browsers listed in this information sheet.

Operating systems for x64

  • CentOS 6, 7
  • Debian 7, 8, 9
  • Oracle Linux 6, 7
  • Oracle Solaris 10, 11
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7, 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, 12
  • Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04
  • Windows 7, 10
  • Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

Operating systems for Z

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • z/OS 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

Operating systems for Power

  • IBM AIX 7.1, 7.2

Operating systems for SPARC

  • Oracle Solaris 10, 11 for SPARC

Additional operating systems

  • HP-UX 11.31 for PA-RISC
  • HP-UX 11.31 for ia64
  • HP NonStop H and J series for ia64
  • HP NonStop L series for x86-32
  • IBM i 7.2, 7.3
  • OpenVMS 8.3, 8.4 for Alpha and ia64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Virtualization support

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) VM instances
  • Microsoft Azure VM instances
  • VMware EXSi Virtual Machine
  • Other: Axway provides support for Axway products running in a virtual environment in a manner identical to Axway products running on any other major x86-based system. If, however, Axway suspects that the virtualization layer is the root cause of an incident, then the customer is required to contact the appropriate virtualization support provider to resolve the virtualization issue.

Web browsers

  • Microsoft Edge – latest version
  • Mozilla Firefox – latest version
  • Google Chrome – latest version

File systems for multi-node

Operating system Supported Unsupported
HP-UX NFSv4 NFSv3, CXFS, VeritasSF
Linux-x86 GPFS, NFSv4 NFSv3, CXFS, ACFS, OCFSv1, OCFSv2, QFS, VeritasSF
Solaris NFSv4 NFSv3, CXFS, QFS, VeritasSF
z/OS Sharing DASD across Sysplex  

Cloud storage

Available on Linux-x64 and Windows x64

  • Amazon Web Services S3 (Amazon Simple Storage Service).
  • Ceph Storage Cluster using the Ceph Object Gateway and its S3 compatible API.

Standard defaults

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) reserves the TCP ports 1761-1768 for Transfer CFT. For more information, refer to:



PeSIT 1761
SSL 1762
SFTP 1763
COMS 1765
Copilot 1766
Copilot for Central Governance 1767
Central Governance 12553
Central Governance SSL 12554

Secure Relay MA




Secure Relay RA

  • ra.comm_port
  • ra.admin_port


  • 6811
  • 6810
Note In this document, the terms Transfer CFT OS/400 and Transfer CFT IBM i may be used interchangeably, as well as VMS with OpenVMS.

Third party licenses

Available on the Axway support site, at Transfer CFT 3.6 Third Party Licenses.

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