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FTP Binary and ASCII Transfer Types And The Case of Corrupt Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 14, 2016 @ 03:07 PM

Overview

Are you receiving corrupt files during FTP transfers? It might simply be due to an incorrect data type setting. In this post, we help you understand the nuances and differences between FTP binary and ASCII data types (a.k.a. transfer modes) so you can avoid these issues.

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Topics: FTP

EDI Transmission Options Every Trading Partner Should Know

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Dec 26, 2015 @ 05:20 PM

Overview

In order to conduct Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transactions with a trading partner, businesses need a way of transmitting their EDI messages. Today, we take a look at the most widely used EDI transmission methods, their main characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages. 

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Topics: SFTP, FTPS, AS2, FTP

How To Use A Windows FTP Client For Secure Downloads

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Sep 27, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Despite FTP's vulnerabilities, many Windows users still use FTP clients for transferring files over the Internet. If you really have to keep using that archaic file transfer protocol, at least do it securely. Here's what we suggest.

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Topics: Security, OpenPGP, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

Getting Started With The FTP Command Line

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 25, 2015 @ 08:27 AM

This tutorial is for those who 1) understand the vulnerabilities of FTP but still want to learn how it's used AND 2) prefer doing things on the command line. 

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Topics: Tutorials, FTP

Forwarding Files From FTP To SFTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 01, 2015 @ 04:01 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to automatically forward FTP uploads to an SFTP server. 

 

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

FTP Automation Without Using Scripts

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 14, 2015 @ 03:28 AM

Overview

FTP automation is usually achieved by employing scripts or batch files. There's an easier way to do it.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers, FTP

Can You Identify The Port Numbers of These 12 File Transfer Protocols?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 07, 2015 @ 09:31 PM

Most of these file transfer protocols should already be running on your network. Can you identify their respective default port numbers?

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Topics: SFTP, FTPS, AS2, FTP

Moving Files On The Remote Server After An Automated FTP Download

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Feb 04, 2015 @ 01:48 PM


Overview

A couple of weeks ago, I received another interesting query from one of our customers. He was setting up an automated FTP download with one of his trading partners and wanted to know how he could move those files that have just been downloaded from the remote server to an archive directory on that same server. I was thinking many of you would find it useful, so I decided to share the steps I recommended then. 

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

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

SFTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Nov 04, 2013 @ 09:42 AM

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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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTP

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