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How To Pick The Best AS2 Server For Your Business | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

So you've already discovered the benefits of AS2 and are now convinced you need one for your business. You might now be wondering, 'what is the best AS2 server out there'? There can be a number of products to choose from, so let's identify the qualities that really matter.

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

What is an AS2 Server? | B2B File Sharing | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Last time, we talked about the benefits of AS2 and why you might need it for your business. In order to transact through AS2, you'll need an AS2 server. Here's what it is.

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

What are the Benefits of AS2 File Transfers? | JSCAPE

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Since the start of the year, we've been seeing a dramatic rise in interest for AS2 from businesses across the board. AS2 is commonly used in enterprise B2B transactions. So why are more businesses, even SMBs, gaining interest in it? What benefits do organisations stand to gain from adopting AS2?

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

How to Apply a Digital Signature on AS2 MDNs | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, AS2

AS2 Message Tutorial on Applying Digital Signatures

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Overview

As promised in our last post, we'll be teaching you how to set up your AS2 Server to use digital signatures when sending AS2 messages. Let's dive into the digital signature tutorial now.

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

Applying AS2 Encryption

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Overview

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, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, AS2

Setting Up Client Certificate Authentication On An AS2 Server

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Overview

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, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, AS2

How To Address the IT Skills Gap In Manufacturing | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, SFTP, Triggers, FTPS, AS2

Segregating Files Received From Different AS2 Trading Partners

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Triggers, AS2

Advantages of Using SSL/TLS HTTPS on AS2 | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, AS2