[Last updated June 10, 2019] An SFTP reverse proxy adds another layer of security to SFTP services. In addition to SFTP's ability to encrypt data in transit and provide 2-factor authentication, an SFTP reverse proxy brings in several other security-related benefits such as hiding user credentials and the identities of your internal servers. An SFTP reverse proxy can be easy to set up and this post will show you how.Read More
Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions
In a previous post, we outlined the steps of setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to publish messages to Amazon SNS. This setting us useful in cases when you want server admins to receive notifications regarding certain events on your managed file transfer server. Now, in that tutorial, the notifications were sent via email. But what if you want to send them through an SMS text message instead? You'll learn how to do that here.Read More
For today’s MFT security tip, let’s talk about using digital certificates for server authentication. Ideally, when your users attempt to connect to your file transfer server, they must have a way of verifying that they’re actually connecting to your server and not an impostor. Otherwise, they could end up uploading sensitive data to the wrong host.Read More
[Last updated May 13, 2019] JSCAPE MFT Server makes it easy to strengthen secure file transfers with OpenPGP encryption. But before you can protect your files with PGP, you need to create the necessary public/private key pairs. In this post, we introduce you to three ways of doing that.Read More
In this post, you'll learn how to publish messages to an Amazon SNS (Simple Notification Service) topic using JSCAPE MFT Server. There could be a couple of reasons why you would want this capability, but one big reason is so that you can get notifications when certain events occur on your server. This will keep you on top of things and enable you to act on them before they turn into issues.Read More
JSCAPE, the leader in platform and protocol independent managed file transfer solutions, is pleased
to announce the latest release of MFT Server, 11.2.
[Last updated April 28, 2019] If a client encounters problems when connecting to your FTP server, one of the first things you might want to check is your FTP data transfer mode. Depending on certain network configurations, this mode should be set to either active or passive. In this post, you’ll understand the salient points of active and passive FTP and learn how to avoid connectivity issues associated with them.
Before we talk about which mode is best for what scenario, let’s first cover one important topic: the two channels of an FTP session.
Most cloud adopters are starting to discover the benefits of a multi-cloud strategy. These businesses have learned that, in many cases, multi-cloud is better in many aspects, like improving business continuity/disaster recovery, reducing (cloud) vendor dependency, improving interoperability with trading partners, and enabling organizations to leverage each cloud provider's strengths. But did you know the right managed file transfer solution can further streamline your multi-cloud infrastructure?Read More
For today’s MFT security tip, let’s talk about replacing default admin passwords. Most software applications come with default admin passwords. You normally use it to gain initial access to the application right after installation. The problem with these default passwords is that, some of them are well known, that they often find their way into hacking forums in the dark web.Read More