Applies to: Server!
Version(s): 5.x
Warning:    this articles refers to an older version of our software

If you are running Server! v5.x, using at least one DiskAES256 VFS, and planning on upgrading to Syncplify Server! v6.0+, then you'll need to manually decrypt the contents of such at-rest encrypted VFSs, because VFS encryption support in v6.0+ is far more sophisticated and, as a consequence, not compatible with prior versions of the software.

Luckily we do provide a little nifty tool that does all the work for you. Simply download the DiskAES256Decrypt.exe tool, run it, and supply the required information to the software.

All you need is:

  • the folder/directory location of your encrypted files on the server's disk/storage
  • the original password that was used to create the DiskAES256 VFS
  • an empty destination folder/directory where all the decrypted files will be saved

The program will provide real-time information about its operation while decrypting your files:

And, once done, it will display the result of the operation: