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Preparing Trading Partner Servers For SFTP Automation

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Mar 23, 2019 @ 06:20 AM

[Last updated March 23, 2019] Driven by security concerns and regulatory mandates, most companies now prefer the use of secure file transfer protocols when exchanging data with trading partners. The usual protocol of choice is SFTP. But having to set up SFTP connections, which typically include hostnames/IP addresses, usernames, passwords, client keys, etc. for every single automated transaction can be a pain. With JSCAPE MFT Server, it's possible to reduce the steps you'd normally take in applying SFTP automation to certain business processes. Let's show you how to do that.

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

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.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers

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

Keeping B2B Transactions Running Through Extreme Weather Conditions

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Feb 07, 2019 @ 10:44 PM

A lot of people don't take business continuity initiatives seriously. But when a polar vortex in the US, a blizzard in the UK, and a heat wave in Australia all happen almost simultaneously AND cause massive disruptions to business operations, the importance of business continuity suddenly gets the attention it deserves. 

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

How To Schedule Automated File Uploads From Your Server To Google Storage

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jan 28, 2019 @ 02:13 AM

We've already showed you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to monitor a directory for newly added files and then upload those files to either Amazon S3 or Azure Files. So today, as we show you how to upload files to Google Storage, let's do something different. Instead of waiting for newly added files, let's try uploading files on a pre-defined schedule. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Triggers, Multiple File Uploads

Video: How To Connect And Upload Files From Your Server To An Azure File Share

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 @ 10:45 PM

We just published a video version of the tutorial "How To Connect And Upload Files From Your Server To An Azure File Share". It demonstrates how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so it can monitor a directory for incoming files and then automatically upload those files to an Azure File share. Watch it here ...

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

How To Block Suspicious IP Addresses When MFT Server Is Behind MFT Gateway

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 10:07 PM

If you've been using JSCAPE MFT Server, you probably already know it has a built-in feature that enables it to block suspicious IP addresses. However, if your MFT Server instance is placed behind a NAT or reverse proxy like JSCAPE MFT Gateway, there can be a bit of a problem. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

How To Use Azure Files As The File Storage System Of Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 @ 03:34 AM

It's possible to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that the files your users and other client applications upload to your server are automatically streamed to a cloud storage service. If you think that's something you can use, read on. 

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

How To Connect And Upload Files From Your Server To An Azure File Share

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 09, 2019 @ 03:42 AM

In this tutorial, we're going to show you a simple method that will enable you to connect your server to a Microsoft Azure File Share and then automatically upload files to that share. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Triggers, Multiple File Uploads

How To Leverage Cloud Storage Services When Dealing With High Volume File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jan 07, 2019 @ 02:52 AM

Companies who deal with high volume file transfers on a regular basis quickly run out of storage space. So, with all the the talk about the scalability of the cloud, you might be wondering — wouldn't it be wise to start moving the files you accumulate to a cloud storage service? Of course it is. But there's a proper way to do it. 

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