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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

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

Redefining the FTP Server

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

Overview

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

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, FTP

How to FTP a File

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

Overview

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.

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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

Overview

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. 

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