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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Excluding Passive IP for Internal FTP/S Connections To Your Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Nov 27, 2016 @ 09:58 PM

Overview

Last time, we tackled the problem system administrators encounter when their passive FTP or FTPS connections have to pass through a NAT firewall or router. A similar problem can happen when you're dealing with the same type of connections and a reverse proxy. It gets even more complicated when you have to deal with both external and internal users. Let me show you how to deal with that. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Tutorials, FTPS, FTP, Reverse Proxy

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Active High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 @ 10:53 PM

Overview

An active-active high availability SFTP cluster can greatly reduce the chances of downtime by allowing two or more SFTP servers share the load. If you'd like to learn an easy way of setting up this kind of cluster, check out this post.

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

Providing Network Services From An Internal Network While Prohibiting Inbound Connections

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 06, 2016 @ 05:36 AM

Overview

Some organizations that deal with exceptionally sensitive information need to employ very stringent access restrictions to their internal networks. While a DMZ consisting of firewalls and reverse proxies can, in most cases, meet such requirements, providing network services from the internal network to external clients while also prohibiting inbound connections can be quite challenging. This little reverse proxy enhancement can simplify things.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Reverse Proxy, DMZ Streaming

5 Major Consequences of Downtime

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Overview

The cost of downtime is rapidly rising. This is primarily due to businesses' increasing dependence on data and technology. In the past, if a server went down, people simply reverted to manual methods. Or, because transactions weren't as fast and voluminous back then, they simply waited until the service would go back up again. Could you imagine doing that now? Many large enterprises can't. Here are 5 reasons why. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.3 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Jul 14, 2015 @ 11:26 AM

JSCAPE Is pleased to announce the latest release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway (3.3).  This release is a minor update and incorporates the following changes.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Setting Up A HTTPS To HTTP Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 01, 2015 @ 11:58 PM

Overview

Today, we'll teach you how to set up a HTTPS to HTTP reverse proxy. This service can come in handy if you have a HTTP Web server hosted in an internal network that you would like external clients to access via HTTPS. That way, inbound clients connecting via the Internet can access your site securely. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

Comparing Load Balancing Algorithms

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jun 28, 2015 @ 09:55 PM

Overview

So your load balancer supports multiple load balancing algorithms but you don't know which one to pick? You will in a minute. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Load Balancing

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

Monitoring Reverse Proxy Services

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 20, 2015 @ 09:00 AM


Overview

When a node in your reverse proxy service cluster goes down, you might want to be notified right away. This will allow you to take immediate action and bring your cluster back into optimal condition before something else goes wrong. In JSCAPE MFT Gateway, you can get an email notification through its built in Health Monitor. If you want to learn more about this particular feature, read on.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Reverse Proxy