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Active-Active vs Active-Passive High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 23, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Overview

The two most commonly used high availability (HA) cluster configurations are active-active and active-passive. What's the difference between the two? This article gives a straightforward explanation.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Failover, Load Balancing

Configuring A High Availability Cluster for Various TCP/UDP Services

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 19, 2015 @ 03:18 AM

Overview

When your server downtimes start becoming more frequent, that probably means it's time for some major changes. One option would be to set up a high availability cluster. If you want to know how to do that, you've landed on the right place. In this tutorial, we'll guide you in setting up a high availability cluster for FTP, HTTP, SFTP, SMTP, and other TCP/UDP services. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Reverse Proxy

Setting Up a NAS Shared Storage for Your File Transfer Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Overview

JSCAPE MFT Servers can provide high availability file transfer services if you deploy two or more servers and set them up for clustering on JSCAPE MFT Gateway. But to achieve best results, your servers should be connected to a shared storage system. In this post, we'll talk about the advantages of using shared storage and how to set one up using FreeNAS.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Failover, Load Balancing

5 Indispensable Tips For Choosing a Business SFTP FTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Overview

To support both regular and sensitive data transfers, businesses typically reinforce their FTP service with a secure file transfer protocol like SFTP. But while these secure network protocols do a good job in protecting data during transmission, data-in-motion security isn't the only thing trading partners require from a file transfer system.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, SFTP, DLP

Load Testing Managed File Transfer Applications

Posted by John V. on Tue, Jul 09, 2013 @ 11:45 PM

Overview

Load testing is one activity that can help you in making sure your managed file transfer services are always in optimal conditions. In this post, we'll elaborate more about the importance of load testing and then talk about how JSCAPE MFT Monitor can enable you to gain insightful information from the load tests you run with it.

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Topics: High Availability, Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

How to Setup High Availability File Transfer Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:10 AM

Overview

One of the challenges of setting up a high availability environment for transfer servers is in making sure the servers involved have the same configurations. But if you're using JSCAPE MFT Server, there's an easy way. JSCAPE MFT Server's Failover module allow you to synchronize your servers either automatically or manually with a single click.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.6 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Sep 10, 2012 @ 04:08 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.6.  This release includes the following bug fixes and enhancements.

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Topics: News, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Top 8 Benefits of a Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

By placing a reverse proxy in your DMZ, you can move your file transfer servers to your internal network where they will be less vulnerable to attacks from the Internet. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. There are still more benefits of using a reverse proxy you might not be aware of. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Load Balancing File Transfer Services

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jul 21, 2012 @ 04:09 PM

Overview

If your organization regularly handles heavy file transfers, then you will have to consider load balancing your file transfer services.  In this post, we'll take a quick look at the reasons for load balancing file transfer services, what a simple load balancing configuration looks like, and how you can deploy load balanced file transfer services using JSCAPE MFT Gateway.

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Failover Server with JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Anthony Bryan on Mon, Feb 07, 2011 @ 04:43 PM

This video demonstrates how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to use another instance as a failover server.  A failover server is useful in environments where you need high availability of services.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Videos