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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

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

What HSTS Is and How It Enhances The Effectiveness of HTTPS

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 18, 2016 @ 05:26 AM

Overview

When I first read about HSTS, my first reaction was, "What's this? A replacement for HTTPS? Considering the ubiquity of HTTPS, shouldn't we be working to improve it first instead of replacing it?" Turned out, my initial understanding of HTTP Strict Transport Security was off the mark. 

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Topics: Security, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

How To Get Your MFT Server Email Each User A List of Old Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 04, 2016 @ 03:54 AM

Overview

Some time in the past, we showed our readers how to set up a managed file transfer server so that it could email certain people a list of all old files. That email was meant to be sent only to a select number of individuals, presumably the server admins. But what if you wanted to email each user their own individual lists? This blog post will teach you how. 

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

Simplifying MFT Server Clustering and High Availability Through Global Datastores

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Mar 21, 2016 @ 08:41 AM

Overview

The latest release of JSCAPE MFT Server (9.3) has a new way of storing all configuration and message data; one that makes it easier for server clustering, scaling out, and implementing high availability. Let's talk about it.

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

Using Tags To Restrict Administrative Access to Certain Data In Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Mar 14, 2016 @ 09:14 AM

Overview

In our last post, we talked about how you could get more granular when delegating administrative privileges on your MFT Server by using what we call Administrative Roles. Today, we teach you how to get even more granular by employing Administrative Tags.

 

 

 

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

Get More Granular When Delegating Admin Privileges On Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Mar 05, 2016 @ 02:03 PM

Overview

Many MFT server deployments are being managed by multiple administrators. But because these admins usually have different tasks and responsibilities, there's been a growing clamor for greater granularity when delegating admin privileges. That granularity has finally arrived.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

JSCAPE MFT Server 9.3 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Feb 16, 2016 @ 02:09 PM

 

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server

Key Trans Pacific Partnership Provisions That Impact Data Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Feb 16, 2016 @ 02:24 AM

Overview

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has drawn a tsunami of reactions both for and against it. For sure, it's going to be a game changer in global trade. But how does it concern us?

Business transactions are now accompanied by massive data exchanges. It's thus expected for the agreement to tackle the conduct of those data exchanges as well. In this post, we take a look at the agreement's provisions on data transfers and try to understand how they might affect current practices.

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Topics: News, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Applying AS2 Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Feb 02, 2016 @ 02:17 AM

Overview

If your AS2 connection already runs over HTTPS, your EDI messages should already be protected by the data-in-motion encryption that comes with SSL/TLS. But what if you want an added layer of security or if you're somehow only using HTTP and want to encrypt your transmission? You'll need something like this. 

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

What The EU-US Safe Harbor Is All About And How It May Affect Your Business

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jan 25, 2016 @ 02:50 AM

Overview

As of this writing, the United States and European Union are in the thick of negotiations for a new Safe Harbor agreement. The result can have a profound impact on thousands of global businesses. In this post, we introduce you to the original Safe Harbor, how it came about, why it's been recently invalidated, and the possible impacts its future holds for a large number of businesses.

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Topics: News, Compliance