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Setting Up A Trading Partner For Automated FTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 @ 08:21 AM


Overview

As explained in the first section of the article Preparing Trading Partner Servers For SFTP Automation, the process of establishing an automated file transfer can be greatly simplified by employing what is known as a trading partner. In this post, we'll teach you how to set up a trading partner designed for automated FTP transmissions. What you'll be able construct by the end of this tutorial can then be used for a variety of automated FTP-based transactions. 


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

How To Automatically Decrypt PGP-Encrypted Files Upon Upload

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Dec 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM


Overview

Whenever PGP files uploaded to your server happen to contain data needed for business processes, you might want to have those files decrypted automatically. That way, they can then be forwarded to the applications waiting to process them. JSCAPE MFT Server has an easy way of doing that and it's what we're going to show you today.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, OpenPGP, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, Triggers, regular expressions

How To Delete A File On Your Server After It’s Downloaded

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 @ 01:44 AM


Overview

Sometimes, for security reasons or simply just to save disk space, we want certain files to be automatically deleted from the server as soon as its intended recipient has already downloaded it. Today, you'll learn how to do that on JSCAPE MFT Server.

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

Preparing Trading Partner Servers For SFTP Automation

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Dec 03, 2014 @ 02:44 AM


Overview

In order to keep transactions secure, you and your trading partners likely use SFTP and other encrypted protocols for your automated data exchanges. In this post, I'd like to share a method that can reduce the steps you typically take in applying SFTP automation to certain business processes. Here, you'll learn how to gather remote host credentials into a single entity, which you can later on reuse every time you need to construct another automated process.

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

How To Automatically PGP-Encrypt A File Upon Upload Using Triggers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 @ 03:25 AM

Overview

OpenPGP encryption is an excellent way of securing sensitive files on a server. Even if the server is compromised, the information in those files can remain secret. On JSCAPE MFT Server, PGP encryption can be made to execute automatically. You can configure the server so that, as soon as a file is uploaded, the server will immediately encrypt it. 

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

How To Append a TimeStamp To Each File Downloaded From Another Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Overview

Whenever we download files from an external server on a regular basis, we often like to rename each file so that they follow a certain format. This would make it easier for us to group, sort or manage them whenever the need arises. One common practice is to append a timestamp at the end of the filename. This article will teach you how to automate the entire process using JSCAPE MFT Server Triggers.

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

Scheduling an Automated File Transfer for Files Matching a Regex

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Overview

One of the reasons why our clients love Triggers is because this feature makes it so easy to set up unmanned, automated file transfers that run overnight or over the weekend. But sometimes, you'll want to specify more than just a schedule. One particular client, for example, wanted to restrict a scheduled download to a certain set of files, which he wanted to specify using a regular expression or regex. This post details the steps we recommended for him to achieve that.

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

5 Indispensable Tips For Choosing a Business SFTP FTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Overview

To support both regular and sensitive data transfers, businesses typically reinforce their FTP service with a secure file transfer protocol like SFTP. But while these secure network protocols do a good job in protecting data during transmission, data-in-motion security isn't the only thing trading partners require from a file transfer system.

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

10 Ways to Make a Server to Server File Transfer Fit Enterprise Use

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 12, 2013 @ 12:16 PM

Overview

Server to server file transfers are usually associated with enterprise business processes. Interestingly, some of these file transfers actually don't fit the bill. In this post, we'll share some tips on how you can enhance your server to suit the stringent requirements of the enterprise. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, Triggers, DLP, FTPS, AS2

You Know It’s Time To Implement Server To Server File Transfer When..

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 10:51 AM

Overview

Many business processes involve file exchanges. Bid and proposal submissions, loan applications, legal filings, financial reporting, data backup and recovery, supply chain integration, B2B collaboration, and several business transactions all require the movement of files. Although ad hoc file transfers usually get the job done, there are really situations that require server to server file transfers. Those particular situations are the focus of our discussion today.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Triggers, AS2