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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Why JSCAPE MFT Server Might Just Be The Multi Cloud Storage Software You've Been Looking For

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Nov 29, 2020 @ 11:44 PM

When business processes involve multiple cloud storage solutions, things can get quite tricky for IT administrators. In this post, we discuss some of the challenges IT admins face when managing and performing file transfers with multi cloud storage solutions and how you can address them using JSCAPE MFT Server.

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

How To Copy Files From Azure Blob Storage To AWS S3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 28, 2020 @ 06:04 AM

There are several possible reasons why you might want to copy files from Azure Blob Storage to AWS S3 (or vise versa). Maybe you want to migrate from one cloud to another. Maybe you subscribe to both cloud storage solutions and want to synchronize between the two. Maybe you just want to perform a backup. Whatever reason you might have, here's a solution that doesn't require a single line of code, can run fully automated, and can be used for other cloud storage and network services as well.

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

How to Download Multiple Files from Azure Blob Storage | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Nov 20, 2020 @ 08:09 PM

All this time, you've been uploading loads upon loads of files onto your Azure Blob Storage container. But now, you have this workflow that will be needing some of those files on a monthly basis. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that it will download a certain set of files from your Azure Blob Storage container on a pre-defined schedule. 

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

Using AES-256 To Encrypt Files You Upload To Your S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 @ 04:05 AM

Files you upload to an Amazon S3 trading partner through JSCAPE MFT Server are normally stored in plaintext. If you want to encrypt those files to minimize the risk of a data breach, one way to do that is by using AES-256 Amazon S3 server-side encryption. We'll show you how to use this particular service in this post. 

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

How To Sync A Windows Folder With An AWS S3 Bucket

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 17, 2020 @ 03:10 AM

In previous posts, we taught you how to set up an Agent service and trading partner. We also taught you how to install an agent on a remote Windows host devoid of any file transfer service. Let's now put that agent to work. In this post, we're going to teach you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that that remote Windows host can synchronize files with an Amazon S3 bucket. 

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

Using AWS KMS To Encrypt Files You Upload To Your S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 08, 2020 @ 03:43 AM

Files you upload to an Amazon S3 trading partner through JSCAPE MFT Server are normally stored in plaintext. If you want to encrypt those files to minimize the risk of a data breach, one way to do that is by using the AWS Key Management Service or AWS KMS. We'll show you how to use this particular service in this post. 

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

Install MFT Server Agents on Linux Hosts | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Oct 05, 2020 @ 08:53 AM

Last time, we taught you how to install a JSCAPE MFT Server Agent on a remote Windows host with no file transfer service. But what if that remote host is a Linux machine? This post will help you with that. 

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

How to Install MFT Server Agents on Windows | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 29, 2020 @ 03:03 AM

Time to continue our tutorial on using JSCAPE MFT Server Agents. If you've been following our recent blog posts, you know that agents offer an easy way of exchanging files with hosts that don't have any file transfer service. We already taught you how to set up an Agent service and trading partner. So, this time, we're going to teach you how to install an agent on a remote host and then have that agent connect to our Agent service. 

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

How To Set Up An Agent Service & Trading Partner | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 23, 2020 @ 09:47 PM

As discussed in our previous post, JSCAPE MFT Server now gives you the capability to perform automated data transfers with hosts with no file transfer service. If you read that post, you know this can be done through what we call JSCAPE MFT Server Agents. We then promised to launch a series of posts teaching you how to use this new feature. We'll start fulfilling that promise now by teaching you how to set up an Agent Service and an Agent Trading Partner.

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

How to Transfer Data to a Host Without a Service | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 @ 03:04 AM

As an IT administrator, you probably encountered this problem before — there's this host that you want to transfer files with on an automated basis but it doesn't have any file transfer service. The problem gets even more complicated if that host is owned by a trading partner and that partner has no one capable of setting up a file transfer service on it.

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