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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Automatically Copy Each File Downloaded From A Remote Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 17, 2018 @ 06:18 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to copy each file downloaded from a remote server. If you want to follow these steps locally, we suggest you follow the instructions in the article "Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner" first. This tutorial will only work if you have a separate trigger that performs the download process and that article will help you in that regard. 

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

Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Feb 04, 2018 @ 04:32 PM

Overview

In this post we're going to show you how to download files periodically from a trading partner. For this particular example, we'll be setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to connect to a trading partner every 10 minutes, download all files from a particular folder, and then delete each of those files from the remote server as soon as the download succeeds. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers, regular expressions

That Free FTP Server Might Cost More Than You Think

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jan 20, 2018 @ 06:31 AM

 

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As you scout for the most cost-effective way of transmitting files with your business units and trading partners, among the many solutions that will likely stand out are free FTP servers. Most of these sofware applications are already bundled (or readily available through repositories) in operating systems like Linux, older versions of Mac OS X, and even Windows, so they likely don't require additional costs ... or so it seems.

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

How To Use Amazon S3 As The File Storage System of Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jan 05, 2018 @ 04:02 AM

Overview

A couple of weeks ago, we compared the advantages and disadvantages of using Amazon S3 and local storage as file storage system for JSCAPE MFT Server. For those who want to try storing their file transfer server end user files on Amazon S3, this post is for you.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Reverse Proxy

Amazon S3 vs Local Storage - Where Should You Store Files Uploaded to Your File Transfer Server?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Dec 17, 2017 @ 09:37 AM

Overview

Some modern file transfer servers already have the built-in capability to store uploaded files in different places. For instance, in JSCAPE MFT Server, you have the option to store uploaded files either locally (i.e. on the same machine as the system running the file transfer service itself) or to a remote server or storage service. One of these storage services is Amazon S3. But why would you want to store uploaded files there?

In this post we explore some of the pros and cons of using Amazon S3 as your MFT Server's file storage system compared to the default option, i.e. local storage. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

How To Connect and Upload Files To an Amazon S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 @ 03:38 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to connect JSCAPE MFT Server to an Amazon S3 Trading Partner and then upload files to an S3 bucket. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Triggers

Should We Start Using 4096 bit RSA keys?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 @ 12:32 AM

Theoretically, RSA keys that are 2048 bits long should be good until 2030. If so, isn't it a bit early to start using the 4096-bit keys that have become increasingly available in encryption-enabled applications? It depends.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

Video: Using Digital Signatures on AS2 Messages

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 @ 04:25 AM

This video tutorial shows you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server AS2 servers so that you and your trading partners can digitally sign your AS2 messages.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials, AS2

Video: Setting Up Client Certificate Authentication on an AS2 Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 07, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

A video tutorial demonstrating how to set up client certificate authentication on an AS2 server running on JSCAPE MFT Server. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials, AS2

Video: Applying AS2 Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 @ 11:25 PM

If your AS2 connection already runs over HTTPS, your EDI messages should already be protected by the data-in-motion encryption that comes with SSL/TLS. But what if you want an added layer of security or if you're somehow only using HTTP and want to encrypt your transmission? You'll need something like this.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, AS2