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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Install A SFTP Server on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Overview

Because Windows doesn't have an SFTP server built in, here's a tutorial showing how to install one on it. 

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

Uploading a 2nd File Only If The 1st Succeeds - Using 2 Triggers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 03:23 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to set up automated file transfers wherein a second file is uploaded only if the first upload succeeds. 

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

Forwarding Files From FTP To SFTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 01, 2015 @ 04:01 AM

Overview

In this 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, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, SFTP, Triggers, FTP

Setting Up Public Key Authentication Between Trading Partners

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 04, 2015 @ 03:35 AM

Overview

Several months ago, we published a tutorial crafted to help network/server administrators prepare trading partners for SFTP automation. That article lacked one important feature found in SFTP - public key authentication. So today, we've devoted one full tutorial that focuses on that. 

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

Various Linux SCP Examples To Get You Started With Using Secure Copy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jul 06, 2015 @ 10:37 PM

Overview

SCP (Secure Copy) is a quick, easy way to transfer files securely between two Linux machines. If you don't mind using the command line and all you want is a simple way to upload or download files on Linux, this series of SCP examples should be all you'll need to learn how to do it.

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Topics: Security, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

How To Set Up SSL Client Authentication on an HTTPS and FTPS Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 05, 2015 @ 11:32 PM

Overview

People who use SSL/TLS to secure their online transactions/file transfers are mostly only familiar with two of its security functions: 1. That it can encrypt data in transit and 2. That it can enable clients to authenticate the server. They're likely not making use of another feature that can greatly enhance SSL security even more - client certificate authentication.

If you've been following our posts, you know that client certificate authentication has been the subject of our discussion lately. However, we've never been able to talk about how to enable it on the server side. This quick post will be all about that.

 

 

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

How To Get Your Server To Email You When A User Updates His Information

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:01 PM


Overview

As a system administrator, you might want to be notified when a user makes changes to his/her user account. In this post, we'll show you how to set up that kind of capability on JSCAPE MFT Server. 

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

How To Zip Old Files On Your File Transfer Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 @ 07:17 PM


Overview

In a previous post, we taught you how to automatically  delete old files from your file transfer server. That exercise could come in handy if you want to recover some free space from your disk drive. However, there can be instances when, instead of deleting aged files, archiving/zipping would be your desired course of action. This article can help you in that regard.
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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials

Setting Up SFTP Public Key Authentication On The Command Line

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 07, 2015 @ 02:44 AM


Overview

SFTP provides an alternative method for client authentication. It's called SFTP public key authentication. This method allows users to login to your SFTP service without entering a password and is often employed for automated file transfers. In this post, we'll walk you through the process of setting up this kind of authentication on the command line. It's really easier to do this on a GUI-based interface but if you simply love doing things on the terminal, this post is for you.

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

How To Set Up A HTTPS File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Dec 30, 2014 @ 02:21 AM


Overview

In this post, you'll learn how to set up a HTTPS file transfer. We'll begin with a "quickstart", where you'll use the default settings in order to get a HTTPS file transfer service up and running with just a few clicks. After that, we'll tackle some of the more advanced settings so you can choose your desired set of SSL/TLS cipher suites and server key. Your choice of cipher suites and keys will have an effect on the security of your HTTPS service and its compatibility with your users' web browsers.

Note: The HTTPS or HTTP Secure protocol is defined in RFC 2818, so if you want a really technical discussion on HTTPS alone, feel free to read that.

Note: JSCAPE's HTTPS is not affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability


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