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What Is AES Encryption And How Does It Work?

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Overview: What Is AES?

First adopted by the U.S. government to protect classified information, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) has long gained global acceptance and is used for securing sensitive data in various industries. In this post, we'll discuss AES encryption and explain its vital role in securing sensitive files sent over the Internet.

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, AS2

Setting Up SFTP Public Key Authentication On The Command Line

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Overview

SFTP provides an alternative method for ssh client authentication. It's called SFTP public key authentication. This method allows users to login to your SFTP service without using password authentication and is often employed for file transfer automation. In this post, we'll walk you through the process of setting up this kind of authentication on the command line. It's easier to do this on a GUI-based interface but if you prefer to do things on the terminal, this post is for you.

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

Two Ways To Generate An SFTP Private Key

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

One of the major security features of SSH FTP is public key authentication. This authentication method allows JSCAPE MFT Server to verify a user's identity during login by asking for only the user's secret item — an SFTP private key file (SSH key). Using keys to authenticate users while requiring a username and passphrase gives us two-factor authentication.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, SFTP

Tutorial For Working With The FTP Command Line

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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 FTP command line.

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Topics: Tutorials, FTP, FTP command line, ftp put command

Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Overview

In this post we're going to show you how to download files periodically from a trading partner. For this particular example, we'll be setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to connect to a trading partner every 10 minutes, download all files from a particular folder, and then delete each of those files from the remote server as soon as the download succeeds.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Business Process Automation, Triggers

How To Auto Upload Files To A Server From A Local Directory

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to automatically upload files to a remote server as soon as the files are added into one of your MFT Server's local directories.

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Topics: Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Triggers

Monitoring A Remote SFTP Server for Newly Added Files

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Most users of JSCAPE MFT Server are already familiar with directory monitors. You often use it to monitor a directory for newly added files. Although that capability has helped immensely in automating a lot of business processes, it had its limitations. In the past, directory monitors could only be used to monitor local directories and UNC paths but not directories on remote servers. In the upcoming MFT Server 11, that's going to be possible.

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

How To Copy Multiple Files From S3 To Azure Data Lake Storage

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to copy multiple files automatically from AWS S3 to Azure Data Lake Storage using JSCAPE MFT Server.

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

How To Push Files From Local To Azure Data Lake Based On An Event

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Azure Data Lake is an excellent option for storing massive amounts of unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data in the cloud. One of the queries we often get pertaining to it is how to push files from a local storage to Azure Data Lake based on an event. Let me show you how it's done using JSCAPE MFT Server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Triggers

How To Automatically Transfer Files From SFTP To Azure Blob Storage Via Trading Partner

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

In a previous post, we taught you how to automatically transfer files from SFTP to Azure Blob Storage using a JSCAPE MFT Server network storage object. This time, we'll show you how to do it using a trading partner object.

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

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