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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Pull Files Automatically From A Remote Linux Host With No File Transfer Service

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 20, 2018 @ 03:03 AM

Learn how to pull files automatically from a remote host that has no built-in file transfer service whatsoever.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials

How to Reverse Proxy FTP In 3 Simple Steps

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 @ 04:05 AM

Overview

Do you have an FTP server behind the firewall that you need to make accessible via the Internet?  Here is a short tutorial on how to setup a reverse proxy to your FTP service using JSCAPE MFT Gateway as shown in Figure 1.

Note: This tutorial was originally published on July 2014 but was updated and re-published on October 15, 2018

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy, Reverse Proxy, Tutorials

How To Install MFT Synchronizer Agent on Linux

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 11, 2018 @ 04:26 AM

MFT Synchronizer Agent is the answer if you need to transfer files between two hosts and one host doesn't have any file transfer application whatsoever. In this post, we'll teach you how to install MFT Synchronizer Agent on Linux. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials

How To Install MFT Synchronizer on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 @ 03:23 AM

Learn how to install JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer on Windows through this video.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Active High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 05, 2018 @ 05:44 AM

Overview

An active-active high availability SFTP cluster can greatly reduce the chances of downtime by allowing two or more SFTP servers share the load. If you'd like to learn an easy way of setting up this kind of cluster, check out this post.

Note: This post was originally published on Sept 2016 but was updated and re-published on Oct 2018.

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Topics: Load Balancing, High Availability, SFTP, Failover, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, JSCAPE MFT Server

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Passive Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 @ 10:16 PM

This post was originally published on September 17, 2016 but was updated and republished on September 28, 2018.

Overview

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

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

TPG Continues to Streamline Data Transfer Processes With JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 @ 08:25 AM

Santa Barbara Tax Products Group (TPG) operates from San Diego, California, where it serves consumers nationwide with tax-related financial products and services that provide value, are fairly priced, and satisfy consumer need. TPG offers these products through a network of tax preparation franchises, independent tax professionals and online tax preparation providers.

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

[video] Acquiring MFT Server Configuration Data from an Existing Datastore in MySQL

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Sep 24, 2018 @ 07:22 AM

Adding nodes to a JSCAPE MFT Server high availability cluster, typically entails setting up each MFT Server instance to acquire their server configuration data from an external RDBMS. In this video, we show you how to set up MFT Server to acquire config data from a MySQL database.

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Topics: Videos, JSCAPE MFT Server, Tutorials

[video] Migrating MFT Server Config Data from the H2 DB to a MySQL DB

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Sep 23, 2018 @ 05:00 PM

If you store your JSCAPE MFT Server configuration data into an external RDBMS like MySQL, it will make it easier for you to carry out server clustering, scale out, and implement high availability. In this quick video tutorial, you'll learn how to migrate your JSCAPE MFT Server configuration data from the embedded H2 database to an external MySQL database.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Videos, Tutorials

How to Setup a FTP Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 11:24 AM

Note: This blog post was originally published on July 19, 2012 but was updated and republished on September 19, 2018

Overview

I'm now going to show you how to enable a reverse proxy service on JSCAPE MFT Gateway. By setting up a DMZ-based JSCAPE MFT Gateway to reverse proxy for one or more file transfer servers in your internal network, you can employ DMZ streaming. This will allow you to provide trading partners and other external users access to your sensitive data without placing the data on any DMZ-based server.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Reverse Proxy, Tutorials