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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Updated Video: How To Schedule A File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 15, 2016 @ 08:19 PM

This video tutorial demonstrates how to set up a scheduled file transfer on JSCAPE MFT Server, a highly secure and automated managed file transfer server. Scheduled file transfers help boost efficiency, productivity, and security while bringing down if not eliminating man-hours. 

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

Updated Video: How To Add and Manage File Transfer Services

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Oct 11, 2016 @ 07:32 AM

This video tutorial demonstrates how to add and manage file transfer services like FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, AS2, OFTP, TFTP, AFTP, WebDAV, and WebDAVs, using JSCAPE MFT Server, a highly secure, platform independent managed file transfer server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Videos, FTP

Updated Video: Creating a Domain with JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Oct 11, 2016 @ 04:18 AM

Note: This video has been updated to the new UI.

This video tutorial demonstrates how to create a domain using JSCAPE MFT Server, a platform independent managed file transfer server that supports FTP, secure FTP (FTP over SSL), SFTP/SSH, HTTP, HTTPS and WebDAV protocols.

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

New Video: Creating a SFTP Reverse Proxy on JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 06, 2016 @ 09:35 PM

Last month, we published the article entitled "How To Set Up A SFTP Reverse Proxy On JSCAPE MFT Server". That post attracted a good number of readers. Because we think many people found it useful, we decided to create a video version of it. Here's the final product. Enjoy!

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos, SFTP

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Active High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 @ 10:53 PM

Overview

An active-active high availability SFTP cluster can greatly reduce the chances of downtime by allowing two or more SFTP servers share the load. If you'd like to learn an easy way of setting up this kind of cluster, check out this post.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, SFTP, Failover, Load Balancing

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Passive Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 17, 2016 @ 07:55 PM

Overview

In this quick tutorial, you'll discover an easy way to set up a failover server for your SFTP server a.k.a. SFTP active-passive high availability cluster. 

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

Google Chrome Could Be Pushing HTTP To The Brink of Extinction

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 09, 2016 @ 01:52 AM

The days of HTTP pages on the Web appear to be numbered. Google has announced it would be labelling certain HTTP pages as "Not secure" when it releases Chrome 56 on January 2017. This is part of Google's ongoing effort to increase adoption of HTTPS. HTTPS is reinforced by SSL/TLS, making it a more secure version of HTTP

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Topics: News, Security, Secure File Transfer

Setting Up A MFT Server HA Cluster With A Shared RDBMS As Global Datastore

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 06, 2016 @ 08:49 PM

Overview

In a previous post, we shared with you how JSCAPE MFT Server's global datastore simplifies the task of building a managed file transfer high availability cluster. Today, we're going to walk you through the steps of actually setting up such a cluster.

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

How To Set Up A SFTP Reverse Proxy On JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 02:26 AM

Overview

JSCAPE MFT Server has a reverse proxy feature that allows you to map it to a user's or group's virtual path. This can come in handy when you want to transparently provide users access to one or more remote services through a single account. JSCAPE MFT Server's reverse proxy supports several file transfer protocols. But today, we'll just focus on configuring a SFTP reverse proxy.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, SFTP

What Is HMAC And How Does It Secure File Transfers?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 02:10 AM

Overview

Data integrity checks are vital to secure communications. They enable communicating parties to verify the integrity and authenticity of the messages they receive. In secure file transfer protocols like FTPS, SFTP, and HTTPS, data integrity/message authentication is usually achieved through a mechanism known as HMAC. In this post, we explain what HMAC is, its basic inner workings, and how it secures data transfers.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS