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Securing Trading Partner File Transfers w/ Auto PGP Encryption & FTPS

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PGP encryption can add another layer of protection to a trading partner file transfer already secured by FTPS. It can also provide data-at-rest encryption as soon as the file arrives at the other end. In this post, we'll show you how to set up a fully automated file transfer secured by OpenPGP and FTPS using JSCAPE MFT Server triggers.

Scheduling an Automated File Transfer for Files Matching a Regex

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One of the reasons why our clients love Triggers is because this feature makes it so easy to set up unmanned, automated file transfers that run overnight or over the weekend. But sometimes, you'll want to specify more than just a schedule. One particular client, for example, wanted to restrict a scheduled download to a certain set of files, which he wanted to specify using a regular expression or regex. This post details the steps we recommended for him to achieve that.

What is an SSL File Transfer?

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SSL file transfer is a term sometimes used in referring to a secure file transfer protocol known as FTPS or FTP-SSL. FTP is a network protocol used for transferring files, while SSL is a protocol for encrypting information sent over a network. This post is meant to help users understand what FTPS is and what it is capable of doing, particularly in terms of enhancing the security of your file transfers.

Choosing Between SSL Implicit, Explicit, and Forced Explicit Modes

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There will be times when you'll want to transfer files over a secure connection. One option is to use FTPS (FTP over SSL) which provides data-in-motion encryption through SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). When you setup an FTPS service in JSCAPE MFT Server, you'll notice that you actually have 3 modes to choose from explicit SSL, forced explicit SSL and implicit SSL.

10 Ways to Make a Server to Server File Transfer Fit Enterprise Use



Server to server file transfers are usually associated with enterprise business processes. Interestingly, some of these file transfers actually don't fit the bill. In this post, we'll share some tips on how you can enhance your server to suit the stringent requirements of the enterprise. 

Secure FTP Simplified

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If you google the term secure FTP, most of the definitions you'll come across will fall into one of two groups: those that are just too technical and those that are simply too vague. Some, even contradicting. So if you're an average guy with a not-so-technical background, you'll be walking away with a head all tangled in arcane networking acronyms.

10 Essential Attributes of a Secure File Transfer

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Normally, when people send files over the Internet, they do it through email, FTP, or cloud-based file sharing services. That's perfectly fine if the files you send don't contain sensitive information. But if they do, you would have to employ a secure file transfer solution in order to prevent possible attackers from intercepting, viewing, stealing, or altering the information you transmit. 

How to do SSL File Transfers

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One of the more secure ways of sharing files is through an SSL file transfer. An SSL file transfer is protected by data-in-motion encryption and digital certificate authentication. In this post, I'm going to show you how to set up an SSL file transfer service on JSCAPE MFT Server. After that, I'll demonstrate how an AnyClient user would connect to your server and perform a secure file transfer using that particular service.

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