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How To Set Up A Scheduled Automatic Download With A Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 @ 09:29 PM


Overview

Last time, we published a short tutorial on Setting Up A Trading Partner For Automated FTP file transfers. That post was meant to serve as a jump off point for future articles that would demonstrate different automated file transfer processes involving trading partners. Today, we'll make use of what we learned in that post to show you how easy it is to set up a scheduled automatic download if we already have a Trading Partner ready to be called into play.


Once you're done reading this post, I encourage you to drop by the article Scheduling an Automated File Transfer for Files Matching A Regex and scroll down to the part where you specify the trigger action parameters. You'll see how this process is better when you're downloading from a trading partner.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Triggers, regular expressions

Setting Up A Trading Partner For Automated FTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 @ 08:21 AM


Overview

As explained in the first section of the article Preparing Trading Partner Servers For SFTP Automation, the process of establishing an automated file transfer can be greatly simplified by employing what is known as a trading partner. In this post, we'll teach you how to set up a trading partner designed for automated FTP transmissions. What you'll be able construct by the end of this tutorial can then be used for a variety of automated FTP-based transactions. 
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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, FTP

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.2 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Jan 22, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.2.  This release is a minor version update and includes the following features:

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

How To Send Large Files Through Email - Part 4

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 22, 2015 @ 02:34 AM


Overview

We're now in the last leg of our 4-part series on how to send large files through email. We wrap up this series by showing you how to configure your MFT server so that users can send large files via email without having to install an Outlook plugin (see Part 3), let alone use MS Outlook at all. Instead, your users will be able to login to your server through their favorite Web browser and email large files from there.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Email Large Files

How To Send Large Files Through Email - Part 3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jan 20, 2015 @ 02:58 AM


Overview

Welcome to Part 3 of our tutorial on sending large files through email. Last time, we walked you through the steps of setting up the ad hoc file transfer service on JSCAPE MFT Server. Today, we'll move on to the client side and show you how to set up the ad hoc file transfer plugin for MS Outlook. With this plugin, your users will be able to conduct large files transfers within the familair interface of Outlook.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Email Large Files

How To Send Large Files Through Email - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jan 18, 2015 @ 02:38 AM


Overview

We now proceed with Part 2 of our tutorial on sending large files by email. In Part 1, we introduced you to a secure, reliable, and efficient method of sending big files through trusty old email. We called that method ad hoc file transfer. Today, we start getting technical as we show you how to set up the ad hoc file transfer service on your JSCAPE MFT Server. This won't take long, so just sit back, scroll down, and discover the handful of settings that will free your users from the file size limitations of email.


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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Email Large Files

How To Send Large Files Through Email

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 15, 2015 @ 05:28 AM


Overview

This is the first of what I expect to be a 4-part series of posts detailing how you can send large files through email. Here in Part 1, we'll talk about the motivations of doing it and the limitations of most email services. We'll also give you an overview of a method that will allow you to circumvent those limitations. A method that is most suited for businesses, where large file attachments must be sent securely, reliably, and efficiently.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Email Large Files

What Port Does SFTP Use?

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jan 12, 2015 @ 07:01 PM

SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol), not to be confused with FTPS (Secure FTP), runs on top of the SSH (Secure Shell) protocol and by default uses port 22 for communications.  An SFTP server may however be configured to listen on a different port other than the default port.  Listening on a port other than the default port is a common tactic used to reduce the number of attacks, in particular scripted brute-force password attacks.

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Topics: SFTP

How To Send Large Files Over The Internet

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jan 10, 2015 @ 09:22 PM


Overview

In this post, we'll talk about the best options for sending large files over the Internet. We'll discuss which scenarios each of these options are most suited for. We'll also tackle the major considerations when sending out certain files. Who knows? You just might be using the wrong tool for the job.   

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Fast File Transfer, Email Large Files

Setting Up SFTP Public Key Authentication On The Command Line

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 07, 2015 @ 02:44 AM


Overview

SFTP provides an alternative method for client authentication. It's called SFTP public key authentication. This method allows users to login to your SFTP service without entering a password and is often employed for automated file transfers. In this post, we'll walk you through the process of setting up this kind of authentication on the command line. It's really easier to do this on a GUI-based interface but if you simply love doing things on the terminal, this post is for you.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

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How To Set Up A Scheduled Automatic Download With A Trading Partner
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