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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

What EDI Is And Why It's Easier To Implement Than Ever Before

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 03, 2015 @ 09:13 PM

Overview

Although already in existence for about 40 years, EDI is not yet as widespread as it ought to be. But recent technological advancements and favorable business conditions are changing that. 

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, AS2

How To Set Up An Automated AS2 File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Nov 26, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Overview

Last time, we posted a quickstart guide to setting up an AS2 server. The example in that post featured a manual method for sending EDI messages. Because EDI transactions are best carried out automatically, we thought it would be a good idea to show you how to implement such transactions on the same solution we used in that post. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, AS2

The Quickstart Guide To Setting Up An AS2 Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 @ 02:58 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, we walk you through the basic steps of setting up an AS2 server. These are the initial steps that will eventually allow you to carry out EDI transactions with an increasing number of trading partners already using this popular B2B file transfer protocol. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, AS2

Scheduling Automated File Synchronization Between Two Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 07, 2015 @ 01:15 AM

This post talks about the benefits of setting up automated file synchronization between two servers and how to do it using JSCAPE MFT Server. 

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

What is EDI X12?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Nov 05, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Overview

Most industries in the US use the EDI X12 standard for electronic data interchange. So if you're looking to perform automated business transactions in the US, you have to be familiar with it.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, AS2

Adding Email Notification To A File Transfer Server Antivirus Upload Scan

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Overview

When your server antivirus detects malware infection on a recent file upload, what would you like it to do? In our case, we prefer it to email us an alert notification. That way, we wouldn't have to check the logs periodically to see if a virus was found. This post details how we'd achieve that.

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

Automating An Upload Virus Scan Using A Windows File Transfer Server And Kaspersky

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Overview

A couple of years ago, we wrote a 3-part tutorial showing how you could automate FTP virus scans with Kaspersky Antivirus. That article, which was written based on a Linux environment, is in need of an update. But before we make changes there, here's a similar article that Windows users should find suited for them.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

Install A Linux SFTP Server Via Command Line and Configure Via Web UI

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 17, 2015 @ 04:18 PM

Overview

Let's say you want to install an SFTP server on a Linux machine devoid of a GUI. However, after installation, you don't want to configure it (i.e. add users, create keys, enable public key authentication, choose algorithms, etc.) locally, moreso via the terminal. Instead, you want this SFTP server to be configured remotely through a graphical Web user interface. This is how we recommend you do it.

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

An Introduction To Cipher Suites

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 @ 09:41 PM

The security of any SSL/TLS-protected connection largely depends on the client and server's choice of cipher suites. If you use file transfer protocols like HTTPS, FTPS, and AS2 but don't know what cipher suites are, you will want to read this post.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, FTPS

How To Get Your MFT Server Email You A List Of Old Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 @ 08:46 AM

Overview

We already taught you how to set up your MFT server to automatically delete old files and zip old files. Would you like to learn how to generate a list and then receive an email of that list as well? If so, read on.

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