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Preparing Trading Partner Servers For SFTP Automation

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

In order to keep transactions secure, you and your trading partners likely use SFTP and other encrypted protocols for your automated data exchanges. In this post, I'd like to share a method that can reduce the steps you typically take in applying SFTP automation to certain business processes. Here, you'll learn how to gather remote host credentials into a single entity, which you can later on reuse every time you need to construct another automated process.

Setting Up an SFTP Server

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

I've been going over our posts lately and just realised that, while we've managed to put together a decent collection of information regarding SFTP file transfers, we actually don't have an article that teaches how to set up an SFTP server. I'm sure some of you have been resourceful enough to go through the documentation and sift through all the relevant pages in there. But for those who just want one place for it all, this is the article for you.

What Is An SFTP Key?

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

What good is an encrypted data transfer if the information it protects still falls into the wrong hands in the end? SFTP is best known for its ability to encrypt data while in transit. But while data-in-motion encryption can secure confidential information as it traverses the network, encryption can't prevent an impostor from carrying out the download himself. For that purpose, you'll want your users to authenticate with the right password and the right SFTP key.

Business Benefits of An SFTP Server

  
  
  
  
  
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In today's data-driven world, the accuracy, integrity, speed, confidentiality, and availability of data matters a lot to businesses. That's why it's imperative for file transfer systems to be capable of meeting the highest standards in regards to those aforementioned qualities. In this post, we examine the typical SFTP server and point out what kind of benefits you'll get from it as a method for delivering business critical data.

Setting SFTP Algorithms On Your SFTP Server

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

In this post, we'll talk about the algorithms included in a typical SFTP server and explain their basic functions. We'll cover algorithms for key exchanges, ciphers, MACs, and compressions. After that, we'll dive into the JSCAPE MFT Server Manager Web GUI and show you where you can configure those SFTP algorithms there.

How To Set Up An SFTP Reverse Proxy

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

An SFTP reverse proxy adds another layer of security to SFTP services. In addition to SFTP's ability to encrypt data in transit and provide 2-factor authentication, an SFTP reverse proxy brings in several other security-related benefits such as hiding user credentials and the identities of your internal servers. An SFTP reverse proxy can be easy to set up and this post will show you how.

2 Ways to Generate an SFTP Private Key

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

One of the major security features of SFTP is public key authentication. This method of authentication allows JSCAPE MFT Server to verify a user's identity during login by asking for a secret item only he, the user, has. That something is an SFTP private key file. But how can a user get hold of such a file?

5 Indispensable Tips For Choosing a Business SFTP FTP Server

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

To support both regular and sensitive data transfers, businesses typically reinforce their FTP service with a secure file transfer protocol like SFTP. But while these secure network protocols do a good job in protecting data during transmission, data-in-motion security isn't the only thing trading partners require from a file transfer system.

How to Use an SFTP Client

  
  
  
  
  
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In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to use an SFTP client to connect with an SFTP server and then upload and download files with it. In addition, I will talk about host keys and how they are used to verify the server's identity. Finally, I will also demonstrate how to load up a private key and take advantage of public key authentication

SFTP Simplified

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

SFTP is a secure method for transferring files between two computers. SFTP can stand for either SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer Protocol. This post will introduce you to the major functions of SFTP, its differences and similarities with FTP, its basic usage, and other important characteristics.

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