Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Moving Files On The Remote Server After An Automated FTP Download

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


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. 

Read More

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


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. 
Read More

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


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.

Read More

Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTP

Redefining the FTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Oct 08, 2013 @ 12:00 PM


Your perception of an FTP server may be in need of an overhaul and you probably need to know why.

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, FTP

How to FTP a File

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 05, 2013 @ 10:05 AM


FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is one of the most efficient methods for sending large files over the Internet. It also allows you to send multiple files, regardless of size, in one go. In the following sections, I’ll draw up a step-by-step guide on how to transfer files using FTP. It’s really not as difficult as you probably think.

Read More

Topics: File Transfer Clients, AnyClient, Tutorials, FTP

Laws That Could Impact Your Choice of File Transfer Software

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 10:35 AM


Choosing a file transfer software might seem like a trivial exercise. Any application capable of delivering files to your intended recipient should fit the bill, right? Well, not all the time. If your company belongs to the healthcare or financial services industry, is publicly traded, or handles credit card information, then there are a couple of security requirements you need to take into consideration. 

Read More

Topics: Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer, FTP, HIPAA

Secure FTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 05, 2013 @ 11:27 AM


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.

Read More

Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

4 Popular Large File Transfer Methods With Big Deficiencies

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 @ 04:45 PM


Some people seem to consider 1 gigabyte large. That's probably why, when Facebook Pipe (which supports up to 1 GB) was launched earlier this month, many Twitter tweets were touting it as an app for "large file transfers". It's not. So are other methods many people unwisely use at work for sharing really big files; files that are even much larger than a gigabyte. 

Read More

Topics: Cloud Computing, FTP, Accelerated File Transfer, Email Large Files

Protecting Your File Transfer Service from Internal Threats

Posted by John V. on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 @ 01:03 PM


Every year since 2010, Ponemon Institute conducts a research entitled "Cost of Cyber Crime Study". One of the main goals of the study is to quantify the economic impact of cyber attacks. This information is meant to help organizations determine the appropriate capital investment for countering these attacks or minimizing their impact. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Security, Secure File Transfer, FTP

Considerations When Setting Up Your DMZ's Reverse Proxy and Firewall

Posted by John V. on Tue, Sep 18, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

There are a number of things to consider when setting up the reverse proxy and firewalls in your DMZ. These things are going to have a significant impact on the performance and security not only on your file transfers but for your entire network in general, so you really need to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each set up before deciding how you are going to put everything together. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, FTP, Reverse Proxy

Subscribe via E-mail

Download Now
Free Consultation
Request Demo

Latest Blog Posts

What Is A Cipher?
How To Zip Old Files On Your File Transfer Server
Monitoring Reverse Proxy Services