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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Video: How To Automatically Forward Files From FTP to SFTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 @ 07:41 AM

In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to automatically forward FTP uploads to an SFTP server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTP

Video: Setting Up An FTPS Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 11:10 PM

This video tutorial demonstrates how to set up an FTPS Server using JSCAPE MFT Server

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

Video: Automatically Encrypting Uploaded Files with OpenPGP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Mar 07, 2017 @ 10:32 PM

In this video, we'll show you how to automatically encrypt files uploaded to JSCAPE MFT Server

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, OpenPGP, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, Triggers

Video: Setting Up Public Key Authentication On An SFTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 @ 02:35 AM

In today’s video we’ll teach you how to set up SFTP public key authentication on JSCAPE MFT Server. Public key authentication allows you to enforce 2 factor authentication to users connecting through the SFTP service.

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

Updated Video: How To Ban Certain Files From Your Managed File Transfer Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 @ 03:29 AM

In today’s video, we’ll teach you how to use the Banned Files feature. This feature gives you the ability to block certain files from being uploaded by users.

To specify which files to block, you use what are known as regular expressions. We’ve already discussed regular expressions in a couple of blog posts, so just click the links below to know more about them. 

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

Setting Up An FTPS Server Behind A Firewall or NAT For PASV Mode Data Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 05, 2016 @ 03:43 PM

It’s never easy to set up an FTP server the moment firewalls get involved. But it gets even more difficult once you start using the secure version of FTP, known as FTPS. In this post, we’ll talk about the problem you’ll usually encounter when your FTPS server is behind a firewall and your client is attempting to perform a file transfer using passive mode or PASV.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Secure File Transfer, FTPS, FTP

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Passive Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 @ 07:55 PM

Overview

In this quick tutorial, you'll discover an easy way to set up a failover server for your SFTP server a.k.a. SFTP active-passive high availability cluster. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, Failover

Google Chrome Could Be Pushing HTTP To The Brink of Extinction

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 09, 2016 @ 01:52 AM

The days of HTTP pages on the Web appear to be numbered. Google has announced it would be labelling certain HTTP pages as "Not secure" when it releases Chrome 56 on January 2017. This is part of Google's ongoing effort to increase adoption of HTTPS. HTTPS is reinforced by SSL/TLS, making it a more secure version of HTTP

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Topics: News, Security, Secure File Transfer

What Is HMAC And How Does It Secure File Transfers?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 02:10 AM

Overview

Data integrity checks are vital to secure communications. They enable communicating parties to verify the integrity and authenticity of the messages they receive. In secure file transfer protocols like FTPS, SFTP, and HTTPS, data integrity/message authentication is usually achieved through a mechanism known as HMAC. In this post, we explain what HMAC is, its basic inner workings, and how it secures data transfers.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

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