Blog

Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How Well Does Your MFT Vendor Meet Your Needs?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 @ 04:07 AM

A lot of the companies who come to us for their managed file transfer (MFT) needs aren't first time MFT customers. Many of them have already acquired a solution from another vendor but then realized some of their newer requirements were no longer being met. 

Read More

Topics: Managed File Transfer

The Ultimate Guide To Hardening Your Secure File Transfer Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Mar 08, 2019 @ 05:34 AM

While inherently secure file transfer servers like JSCAPE MFT Server are packed with lots of security features, many of those features need to be activated first. In addition, some functions need to be configured and, in some cases, disabled, to ensure optimal protection. Unless you implement those changes, you won't be able to realize the full (security) potential of your secure file transfer server. 

Read More

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

Complete List of JSCAPE MFT Server Event Types

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Mar 04, 2019 @ 05:29 AM

JSCAPE MFT Server users can easily look up a description of each trigger event type by simply clicking the question mark icon after selecting an event type at the start of a trigger creation process. However, if you're still starting out and just want a quick overview of every single event type available, that process can be very time consuming. You might want to check out the list below instead.

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers

Setting Up An SFTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Feb 28, 2019 @ 02:19 AM


Overview

[Last updated Feb 2019] This post is for those of you who want to dive right into the steps of setting up an SFTP server. I'm sure some of you have been resourceful enough to go through the documentation and sift through all the relevant pages in there. But for those who just want one place for it all, this is the article for you.

For this tutorial, I'll be using JSCAPE MFT Server, our managed file transfer server that supports SFTP as well as a number of other secure file transfer protocols. Since this managed file transfer server is built from Java, it can run on different platforms, including Windows (32 and 64 bit), Linux, Solaris, AIX, IBM z/OS, and Mac OS X. 

If you want to follow this tutorial step by step, you may download a free evaluation edition of JSCAPE MFT Server by clicking the button below. Don't forget to select the installer that corresponds to your operating system.

On the other hand, if you're just here to read, then please proceed.

 

Download Now

 
Read More

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

Preventing Duplicate Trigger Executions In A MFT Server HA Cluster By Using the Health Monitor Action

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 09:18 AM

One of the challenges of setting up an MFT Server active-active high availability cluster is in preventing duplicate trigger executions, especially for triggers that use the Current Time event or Directory Monitor-based events. Most of the time, you only want one node in the cluster to execute a particular trigger. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Tutorials, Triggers

Roles of Server and Client Keys in Secure File Transfers - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 10:19 PM

This is a continuation of Part 1. To preserve confidentiality in secure file transfers, public keys are given to end users while the private key is kept inside the managed file transfer server. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security

Roles of Server and Client Keys in Secure File Transfers - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 09:49 PM

Overview

[Last updated on Feb 2019] Secure file transfers typically employ public key cryptography. This cryptographic system involves the use of two different keys: a public key and a private key. In JSCAPE MFT Server, such keys can be easily generated, imported, and exported in the Key Manager. But some first-time users find it hard to even start using the Key Manager. One reason for that is because they fail to see the difference between server keys and client keys. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, Secure File Transfer

Segregating Files Received From Different AS2 Trading Partners

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 03:06 AM

Files coming in via unauthenticated AS2 file transfers are stored in one common directory. However, in most cases, you would like to segregate files according to their sending trading partner. This post will teach you how to set up MFT Server for that. 

Read More

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

JSCAPE Releases Flagship MFT Server to Amazon AWS Marketplace

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Feb 14, 2019 @ 10:13 PM

JSCAPE, the leader in platform and protocol independent managed file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce the release of its flagship MFT Server product to the Amazon AWS Marketplace.

Read More

Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Cloud Computing

[video] Blocking Suspicious IP Addresses When MFT Server Is Behind MFT Gateway

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 @ 04:33 AM

This is a video version of the tutorial "How To Block Suspicious IP Addresses When MFT Server Is Behind MFT Gateway". Here, you'll learn how to configure MFT Server so that it blocks IP addresses at MFT Gateway.  

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, Triggers