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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Fetch Files from Multiple SFTP Servers and Then Send to a Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 @ 04:00 PM

Learn how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to fetch files from multiple SFTP servers and then send those files to a trading partner. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Videos, Tutorials, SFTP, Triggers

Why Your Company's File Transfer Services May Not Be Suited For a 24x7 Economy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

In a 24x7 economy, where companies need to transact with customers or trading partners round the clock, it's not recommended to rely on traditional solutions. Learn why in this post. 

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

List Files As They Are Uploaded To Your Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 05, 2018 @ 11:32 PM

A quick video demonstrating how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to automatically list files as they're uploaded to your server. 

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

What is MFT Synchronizer?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 24, 2018 @ 09:22 PM

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Topics: Business Process Automation, JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer

Using Triggers to Automate File Deletion

Posted by Chris Frisch on Thu, Jul 19, 2018 @ 03:38 AM

This article was originally posted on March 28, 2012 but was updated on May 31, 2018 to reflect the latest UI.

Overview

If you are familiar with JSCAPE MFT Server you may already be aware of the power and flexibility that Triggers can offer you as an administrator.  If you are new to JSCAPE MFT Server, Triggers allow you to automate processes with the use of Event Type parameters and Trigger Actions.  Basically, Event Types are predefined events with configurable parameters that represent a condition, when that condition is met it triggers the associated action to be performed.  In this article I will show you how to create a Trigger to automate the deletion of aged files and explain how the Trigger accomplishes this task.

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

Monitoring A Remote SFTP Server for Newly Added Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 25, 2018 @ 10:11 PM

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 Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, SFTP, Triggers

Automating Backups of JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Chris Frisch on Thu, May 24, 2018 @ 04:43 AM

Overview

In most production environment scenarios it is prudent for an administrator to keep backups of JSCAPE MFT Server configurations.  This can be especially critical with large and complex configurations in the event that a JSCAPE MFT Server configuration may need to be restored.  Such an event may be the failure of a hard disk that JSCAPE MFT Server is installed and running on.  In the event that you may need to reinstall JSCAPE MFT Server on a new drive, having a backup of an advanced configuration could save you a substantial amount of time.  Maybe you find the need at some point to roll the configuration of your JSCAPE MFT Server back to a configuration you had on a previous date. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Tutorials

How To Create Custom Trigger Functions

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 01:39 PM

Overview

In the tutorial How To Create Custom Trigger Actions we demonstrated how to create custom trigger actions in MFT Server.    

In this tutorial we will discuss Functions, how they are used in Triggers, and how to create your own custom Functions using the extensible API provided in MFT Server.

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

What ICAP Antivirus Scanning Means for Your File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 @ 07:35 AM

The ability to support ICAP antivirus scanning is one of the key features of JSCAPE MFT Server 10.2. But what is it? How can your end users, trading partners, and system administrators benefit from it? How does it match up against traditional file transfer virus scanning solutions? We answer these questions and more in this blog post. 

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

How To Create Custom Trigger Actions

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 @ 04:48 PM

Overview

Triggers are a very powerful feature that allow you to listen for events and respond with actions if conditions are met.  For example, whenever a file is uploaded by a certain user you may wish to have this file encrypted and then send an email notification with details of the file transfer.

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