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Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 3

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This is Part 3 of our 3-part blog post showing how to set up a Linux FTP Server. Let's recap what we've accomplished so far. In Part 1, you learned how to prep your Linux server by installing Java. Then in Part 2, you learned how to install JSCAPE MFT Server and configure it for remote administration via its admin web interface. Here in our last installment, we'll teach you how to activate an FTP service on your managed file transfer Linux server using that administrative web interface.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, FTP

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 2

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

For those who landed on this page via the search engines, this post is a continuation of our article re Setting up a Linux FTP Server. I suggest you read Part 1 first if you haven't done that yet.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP

Setting Up a Linux FTP Server - Part 1 | JSCAPE MFT Server

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Overview

In this post, I'll show you how easy it is to set up a Linux FTP Server using JSCAPE MFT Server. One advantage of using a Java FTP server like JSCAPE MFT Server is that it can run on virtually any platform; be it Windows, Solaris, Mac OS X, Linux, etc. All you need is a suitable Java runtime environment (JRE) and you can already provide FTP file transfer services. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP

Video: How To Automatically Forward Files From FTP to SFTP

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In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to automatically forward FTP uploads to an SFTP server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTP

Updated Video: How To Add and Manage File Transfer Services

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This video tutorial demonstrates how to add and manage file transfer services like FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, AS2, OFTP, TFTP, AFTP, WebDAV, and WebDAVs, using JSCAPE MFT Server, a highly secure, platform independent managed file transfer server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Videos, FTP

Using Windows FTP Scripts To Automate File Transfers

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Overview

Windows FTP scripts enable you to put together a chain of commands in a file that you can call into play when needed. Scripts can come in handy when you want to automate file transfer processes. In this introductory post, we explain what FTP scripts are, why you'll want to use them, and how to create simple Windows-based scripts to upload or download files from a FTP server.

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Topics: Business Process Automation, FTP

Top 5 FTP Alternatives for Businesses | JSCAPE

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Overview

In our last post, we talked about the importance of applying the CIA Triad to enterprise file transfers. Interestingly, one of the most widely used file transfer protocols, FTP, fails to meet the security goals of that triad. If you're using FTP in your business operations, it's high time to find an alternative. This post introduces you to some FTP alternatives for business.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

Mapping FTP, FTPS, or SFTP Server Drives to Samba

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Overview

There are a couple of reasons why you'll want to map file transfer server drives to Samba shares. Maybe your users have existing files on a separate machine that doesn't have any file transfer service running on it but does have Samba. Or perhaps your file transfer server lacks disk space and you want to extend storage on a separate (Samba-equipped) machine. 

Whatever your reasons are, this is how you map FTP, FTPS, or SFTP server drives to Samba shares on JSCAPE MFT Server

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

EDI Transmission Types Every Trading Partner Should Know

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Overview

In order to conduct Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transactions with a trading partner, businesses need a way of transmitting their EDI messages. Today, we take a look at the most widely used EDI transmission types, their main characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages.

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Topics: SFTP, FTPS, AS2, FTP

How To Use A Windows FTP Client For Secure Downloads

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Despite FTP's vulnerabilities, many Windows users still use FTP clients for transferring files over the Internet. If you really have to keep using that archaic file transfer protocol, at least do it securely. Here's what we suggest when using a Windows FTP Client for secure downloads.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP