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Adding Email Notification To A File Transfer Server Antivirus Upload Scan

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Overview

When your server antivirus detects malware infection on a recent file upload, what would you like it to do? In our case, we prefer it to email us an alert notification. That way, we wouldn't have to check the logs periodically to see if a virus was found. This post details how we'd achieve that.

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

Automating An Upload Virus Scan Using A Windows File Transfer Server And Kaspersky

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Overview

A couple of years ago, we wrote a 3-part tutorial showing how you could automate FTP virus scans with Kaspersky Antivirus. That article, which was written based on a Linux environment, is in need of an update. But before we make changes there, here's a similar article that Windows users should find suited for them.

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

Install A Linux SFTP Server Via Command Line and Configure Via Web UI

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 17, 2015 @ 04:18 PM

Overview

Let's say you want to install an SFTP server on a Linux machine devoid of a GUI. However, after installation, you don't want to configure it (i.e. add users, create keys, enable public key authentication, choose algorithms, etc.) locally, moreso via the terminal. Instead, you want this SFTP server to be configured remotely through a graphical Web user interface. This is how we recommend you do it.

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

How To Get Your MFT Server Email You A List Of Old Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 @ 08:46 AM

Overview

We already taught you how to set up your MFT server to automatically delete old files and zip old files. Would you like to learn how to generate a list and then receive an email of that list as well? If so, read on.

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

How To Use A Windows FTP Client For Secure Downloads

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Sep 27, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Despite FTP's vulnerabilities, many Windows users still use FTP clients for transferring files over the Internet. If you really have to keep using that archaic file transfer protocol, at least do it securely. Here's what we suggest.

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Topics: Security, OpenPGP, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

Getting Started With The FTP Command Line

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 25, 2015 @ 08:27 AM

This tutorial is for those who 1) understand the vulnerabilities of FTP but still want to learn how it's used AND 2) prefer doing things on the command line. 

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Topics: Tutorials, FTP

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

SSL vs TLS - Know The Difference

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 09:39 AM

Overview

SSL and TLS have many similarities. That's why, in most software applications, they're configured together as "SSL/TLS". However, they do have several differences as well, which is what we're going to talk about now.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer

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

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 12, 2015 @ 06:14 PM

Overview

In our previous post, we showed you how to use two triggers to upload a second file only if the first upload succeeded. Here's a shorter way to do it.

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

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