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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Scheduling an Automated File Transfer for Files Matching a Regex

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Overview

One of the reasons why our clients love Triggers is because this feature makes it so easy to set up unmanned, automated file transfers that run overnight or over the weekend. But sometimes, you'll want to specify more than just a schedule. One particular client, for example, wanted to restrict a scheduled download to a certain set of files, which he wanted to specify using a regular expression or regex. This post details the steps we recommended for him to achieve that.

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

JSCAPE MFT Server 9.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jul 07, 2014 @ 07:58 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server 9.0.  This version is a major upgrade from previous versions with development efforts focused on the release of a new web based administrative interface.  The new administrative interface replaces the Java based client and allows for the server to be managed using any modern web browser, including those found on Android and iOS tablet devices.

"Over the past year we have successfully migrated all of our enterprise file transfer solutions to a web based platform.  These efforts have been key for our long term strategy and provide our customers greater flexibility and ease of use when managing their file transfers." said Van Glass, Product Manager for JSCAPE MFT Server.

In addition to the new administrative user interface a number of other product enhancements are available in the latest version.  Notable enhancements include include improved AS2 support and the ability to download collections of files as a ZIP archive when using the web client.  For a complete list of all changes please see the version history.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

What is OpenID?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 07, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Overview

Web SSO support comes to JSCAPE MFT Server in the form of two widely accepted standards: OpenID and SAML. Earlier this month, we already talked about SAML. So now it's time to get acquainted with OpenID.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook 3.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Apr 03, 2014 @ 12:42 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the latest release of JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook. This version (3.0) includes several improvements, the most notable being added support for Outlook 2013 and the ability to perform ad-hoc file transfers using either of the available REST or WebDAV services in JSCAPE MFT Server.

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Topics: News, Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

What is SAML?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Overview

Since version 8.8, JSCAPE MFT Server (now at v9.1) has already supported SAML Web SSO. Although we introduced SSO and its benefits in previous posts, we never went into the details of specific Web SSO standards like SAML and OpenID (another supported Web SSO). But in order to take advantage of any of our Web single sign-on features, you'll need to have at least some basic understanding of each of these two standards. Today, you can start with SAML.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

JSCAPE MFT Monitor 3.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Monitor 3.0. This release includes several enhancements, the most important of which is a new web based interface. The web based interface eliminates the need to install client software allowing users to manage JSCAPE MFT Monitor from anywhere using modern web browsers. Additional enhancements in this release include:

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

How to Perform an Android File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Feb 17, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Overview

In a previous post, we taught you how to set up an Android file transfer service on JSCAPE MFT Server as well as how to install and configure its client app on an Android device. However, we never went into the details of an actual upload and download process. This post should take care of that.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Mobile

5 Big Business Benefits of Using SSO (Single Sign-On)

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

Overview

Although it's been around for quite a while, Single Sign-On or SSO has just started gaining widespread adoption. But it's spreading real fast. In fact, if you surf the Web everyday, I bet you've seen many websites inviting you to login using one of these ...

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Cloud Computing, SaaS

How To Do an iPad or iPhone File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Feb 05, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to carry out file transfers between an iPhone or iPad and JSCAPE MFT Server. This capability is ideal for organizations who have adopted some form of BYOD policy and want to establish secure backups and file transfers between iOS mobile devices and a company-owned server. 

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, File Transfer Clients, Tutorials, Mobile

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