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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Setting Up A MFT Server HA Cluster With A Shared RDBMS As Global Datastore

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 06, 2016 @ 08:49 PM

Overview

In a previous post, we shared with you how JSCAPE MFT Server's global datastore simplifies the task of building a managed file transfer high availability cluster. Today, we're going to walk you through the steps of actually setting up such a cluster.

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

How To Set Up A SFTP Reverse Proxy On JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 02:26 AM

Overview

JSCAPE MFT Server has a reverse proxy feature that allows you to map it to a user's or group's virtual path. This can come in handy when you want to transparently provide users access to one or more remote services through a single account. JSCAPE MFT Server's reverse proxy supports several file transfer protocols. But today, we'll just focus on configuring a SFTP reverse proxy.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, SFTP

Server To Server File Transfer - Zip and Then Upload To A Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 16, 2016 @ 04:33 AM

Overview

Everyday, files are uploaded to a certain folder on your file transfer server. And everyday, you're supposed to gather those files into a zip file and forward it to a trading partner. Here's how you can automate that process on JSCAPE MFT Server

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

What Is The Best FTP Alternative For Business?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 12, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

Overview

In our last post, we talked about the importance of applying the CIA Triad to enterprise file transfers. Interestingly, one of the most widely used file transfer protocols, FTP, fails to meet the security goals of that triad. If you're using FTP in your business operations, it's high time to find an alternative. This post introduces you to some of the top options.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

How To Retrieve Email Messages and Attachments

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to enable your local server to automatically retrieve email messages and attachments from a remote mail server.

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

Streamlining Data Transfers for State Data Breach Notification Law Compliance

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 07:35 AM

Overview

Most US states now have their own data breach notification law. If your business operations involve the storage and transfer of personal information, there are a couple of things you ought to know to reduce the risks and bring down the costs of compliance.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

How To Set Up An Automated SFTP Download

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 15, 2016 @ 09:18 AM

Overview

An automated SFTP download is one of the most efficient ways of downloading data from a remote server over a secure, encrypted channel. It's ideal for enterprise-class transactions and data exchanges that require outstanding levels of speed, security, and accuracy. In this post, we're going to show you several ways of doing this type of download on JSCAPE MFT Server.

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

AS2 Message Tutorial on Applying Digital Signatures

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, May 24, 2016 @ 12:10 AM

Overview

As promised in our last post, we'll be teaching you how to set up your AS2 Server to use digital signatures when sending AS2 messages. Let's dive into the tutorial now. 

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

HTTPS Not Required To Apply Digital Signatures On Your AS2 Messages

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 20, 2016 @ 04:50 AM

Overview

Although you can run AS2 over HTTPS in order to provide encryption, authentication, data integrity, and non-repudiation to your EDI exchanges, it's not necessary. You can still get the same level of protection if you use AS2's built-in support for encryption and digital signatures. We already talked about AS2 encryption in a previous post, so this time, let's focus on digital signatures. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Secure File Transfer, AS2

Mapping FTP, FTPS, or SFTP Server User Directories To Samba Shares

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 02, 2016 @ 02:19 AM

Overview

There are a couple of reasons why you'll want to map file transfer server drives to Samba shares. Maybe your users have existing files on a separate machine that doesn't have any file transfer service running on it but does have Samba. Or perhaps your file transfer server lacks disk space and you want to extend storage on a separate (Samba-equipped) machine. 

Whatever your reasons are, this is how you implement this configuration on JSCAPE MFT Server

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP