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Applying AS2 Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Feb 02, 2016 @ 02:17 AM

Overview

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, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, AS2

Want To Do Direct EDI Communications? Secure These First

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 21, 2016 @ 08:07 PM

Overview

There are two ways of exchanging EDI messages. You can do it directly or you can course it through a third party service provider like a VAN (Value Added Network). While the first option is generally more complicated, it's certainly very doable. In this post, we'll talk about some of the key components you'll have to secure before you can start sending EDI messages directly to your trading partners. 

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

Setting Up Client Certificate Authentication On An AS2 Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Dec 13, 2015 @ 06:18 AM

Overview

Not all AS2 servers authenticate trading partner clients through usernames and passwords. Many use digital certificates. If you want to know how to set up this kind of authentication on your AS2 server, read this post. 

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

What EDI Is And Why It's Easier To Implement Than Ever Before

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 03, 2015 @ 09:13 PM

Overview

Although already in existence for about 40 years, EDI is not yet as widespread as it ought to be. But recent technological advancements and favorable business conditions are changing that. 

 

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

How To Set Up An Automated AS2 File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Nov 26, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

Overview

Last time, we posted a quickstart guide to setting up an AS2 server. The example in that post featured a manual method for sending EDI messages. Because EDI transactions are best carried out automatically, we thought it would be a good idea to show you how to implement such transactions on the same solution we used in that post. 

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

The Quickstart Guide To Setting Up An AS2 Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 @ 02:58 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, we walk you through the basic steps of setting up an AS2 server. These are the initial steps that will eventually allow you to carry out EDI transactions with an increasing number of trading partners already using this popular B2B file transfer protocol. 

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

Scheduling Automated File Synchronization Between Two Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 07, 2015 @ 01:15 AM

This post talks about the benefits of setting up automated file synchronization between two servers and how to do it using JSCAPE MFT Server. 

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

What is EDI X12?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Nov 05, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Overview

Most industries in the US use the EDI X12 standard for electronic data interchange. So if you're looking to perform automated business transactions in the US, you have to be familiar with it.

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

Adding Email Notification To A File Transfer Server Antivirus Upload Scan

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Overview

When your server antivirus detects malware infection on a recent file upload, what would you like it to do? In our case, we prefer it to email us an alert notification. That way, we wouldn't have to check the logs periodically to see if a virus was found. This post details how we'd achieve that.

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

Automating An Upload Virus Scan Using A Windows File Transfer Server And Kaspersky

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Overview

A couple of years ago, we wrote a 3-part tutorial showing how you could automate FTP virus scans with Kaspersky Antivirus. That article, which was written based on a Linux environment, is in need of an update. But before we make changes there, here's a similar article that Windows users should find suited for them.

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