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Applying Digital Signatures on AS2 MDNs (Message Disposition Notifications)

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 @ 04:55 AM

To ensure non-repudiation of AS2 receipts, you need to affix digital signatures to your AS2 Message Disposition Notifications or MDNs. We'll teach you how to do that in this post.

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

AS2 Message Tutorial on Applying Digital Signatures

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 10, 2019 @ 03:04 AM

[Last updated September 10, 2019] In this post, we'll be teaching you how to set up your AS2 Server to use digital signatures when sending AS2 messages.

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

Applying AS2 Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 04, 2019 @ 03:13 AM

[Last updated September 4, 2019] 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

Setting Up Client Certificate Authentication On An AS2 Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 11:22 PM

[Last updated August 29, 2019] Not all AS2 servers authenticate trading partner clients through usernames and passwords. Many use digital certificates. If you want to know how to set up this kind of authentication on your AS2 server, read this post. 

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

How To Set Up An Automated AS2 File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 15, 2019 @ 03:05 AM

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[Last updated August 15, 2019] Last time, we posted a quickstart guide to setting up an AS2 server. The example in that post featured a manual method for sending EDI messages. Because EDI transactions are best carried out automatically, we thought it would be a good idea to show you how to implement such transactions on the same solution we used in that post. 

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

How to Setup an AS2 Server with JSCAPE - A QuickStart Guide

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 13, 2019 @ 04:45 AM

[Last updated August 13, 2019] In this tutorial, we walk you through the basic steps of setting up an AS2 server. These are the initial steps that will eventually allow you to carry out EDI transactions with an increasing number of trading partners already using this popular B2B file transfer protocol. 

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

How To Address the IT Skills Gap In The Manufacturing Industry

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 03, 2019 @ 07:45 PM

While the IT skills gap is sometimes exaggerated, there are some industries where the tech talent shortage is really a major issue. One of those industries is manufacturing. Despite growing adoption of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, analytics, robotics and automation, which are often perceived to eliminate jobs, manufacturers are actually faced with a widening skills gap. Meaning, there are actually more jobs to fill. 

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

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. 

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

Taking Advantage of SSL/TLS Security When Running AS2 On HTTPS

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 @ 04:38 AM

On its own, AS2 already comes with a nice set of features that enable it to secure EDI transactions. It's got encryption. It's got non-repudiation. It even has data integrity checks as well as a form of server and client authentication. So, even if you run AS2 over HTTP, your data can already get a good amount of protection. Still, it wouldn't hurt to add more layers of protection. And you can do that if you run your AS2  transactions over HTTPS. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, AS2

Video: Apply Digital Signatures on AS2 Messages | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 @ 04:25 AM

This video tutorial shows you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server AS2 servers so that you and your trading partners can digitally sign your AS2 messages.

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