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Capturing & Responding to Trigger Errors in JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Chris Frisch on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 @ 01:49 PM

Overview

In this article we will discuss how to use the Trigger Error Event Type to capture errors and respond to them.  In the example we are going to walk through we will be using the Trigger Error Event Type to capture the error from a failed action of another Trigger and send an email to the administrator. 

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

Roles of Server and Client Keys in Secure File Transfers - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:55 AM

Overview

Secure file transfers typically employ public key cryptography. This cryptographic system involves the use of two different keys: a public key and a private key. In JSCAPE MFT Server, such keys can be easily generated, imported, and exported in the Key Manager. But some first-time users find it hard to even start using the Key Manager. One reason for that is because they fail to see the difference between server keys and client keys. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, Secure File Transfer

Roles of Server and Client Keys in Secure File Transfers - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:49 AM

This is a continuation of Part 1. To preserve confidentiality in secure file transfers, public keys are given to end users while the private key is kept inside the managed file transfer server. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security

Exploring Regular Expressions in DLP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 @ 01:20 PM

There are a number of areas in JSCAPE MFT Server where regular expressions can be employed. The regular expressions in the DLP (Data Loss Prevention) module, for instance, play a crucial role in finding sensitive credit card numbers among data stored in your managed file transfer server. This will allow you to automate the tedious task of finding and protecting (e.g. by encryption) these sensitive data and help you comply with PCI DSS requirements. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Data Loss Prevention, Compliance, regular expressions

JSCAPE MFT Monitor 2.1 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 @ 05:33 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Monitor 2.1.  This release contains several minor enhancements to the user interface designed to improve the user experience. 

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Topics: News, Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

Groups and their role in regulatory compliance - Part 2

Posted by John V. on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 @ 10:04 AM

Let's now see those groups we talked about in Part 1 in action. You might want to review the Group memberships found in the later part of Part 1 and see which user(s) belong to which group.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Compliance, AnyClient

Groups and their role in regulatory compliance - Part 1

Posted by John V. on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Overview

Here's something that's particularly useful if you want to provide access control to JSCAPE MFT Server directories based on user roles.  It's called Groups. JSCAPE managed file transfer server Groups are named sets of virtual directories and file system permissions that may be assigned to multiple user accounts.  You can use them to comply with certain laws and regulations like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOX.

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

File Transfer Command Line 2.1 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Apr 04, 2012 @ 12:13 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of File Transfer Command Line 2.1.  This release contains several enhancements, the most notable being the addition of support for AFTP (Accelerated File Transfer Protocol) allowing FTCL scripts to communicate with AFTP services running in JSCAPE MFT Server.

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Topics: News, File Transfer Clients, Accelerated File Transfer

UDP File Transfer up to 100x Faster than TCP

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Apr 03, 2012 @ 04:57 PM

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Topics: Accelerated File Transfer

Sending Twitter Updates in Response to File Transfer Events

Posted by Chris Frisch on Mon, Apr 02, 2012 @ 10:45 AM

Overview

Twitter can be a great tool for both marketing and internal communication.  JSCAPE MFT Server offers the ability to respond to server events with both Twitter updates and direct messages.  In this article we will discuss how to setup your JSCAPE MFT Server to respond to a File Upload event by sending a Twitter update message to a test Twitter account. 

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