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How to Setup a FTP Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 11:24 AM

Note: This blog post was originally published on July 19, 2012 but was updated and republished on September 19, 2018

Overview

I'm now going to show you how to enable a reverse proxy service on JSCAPE MFT Gateway. By setting up a DMZ-based JSCAPE MFT Gateway to reverse proxy for one or more file transfer servers in your internal network, you can employ DMZ streaming. This will allow you to provide trading partners and other external users access to your sensitive data without placing the data on any DMZ-based server.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Tutorials, Reverse Proxy

How to Setup High Availability File Transfer Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 01, 2018 @ 06:35 PM

Overview

One of the challenges of setting up a high availability environment for transfer servers is in making sure the servers involved have the same configurations. But if you're using JSCAPE MFT Server, there are easy ways to do it. One option is to set up your MFT Server instances to use an external RDBMS as a shared global datastore. The second is to use the Failover module. In this post, we'll focus on the latter. MFT Server's Failover module will enable you to synchronize your servers either automatically or manually with a single click.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.5 Released

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 @ 04:03 AM

 

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Load Balancing, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

Video: Load Balancing File Transfer Services

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Apr 27, 2017 @ 10:34 AM

In today’s video, we’ll talk about the concepts behind Load Balancing File Transfer Services

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Failover, Load Balancing

Video: Active-Active vs Active-Passive High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 05:05 PM

In today’s video, we’ll explain the difference between Active-Active and Active-Passive high availability (HA) clusters

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Tutorials, Load Balancing

Excluding Passive IP for Internal FTP/S Connections To Your Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Nov 27, 2016 @ 09:58 PM

Overview

Last time, we tackled the problem system administrators encounter when their passive FTP or FTPS connections have to pass through a NAT firewall or router. A similar problem can happen when you're dealing with the same type of connections and a reverse proxy. It gets even more complicated when you have to deal with both external and internal users. Let me show you how to deal with that. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Tutorials, FTPS, FTP, Reverse Proxy

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Active High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 @ 10:53 PM

Overview

An active-active high availability SFTP cluster can greatly reduce the chances of downtime by allowing two or more SFTP servers share the load. If you'd like to learn an easy way of setting up this kind of cluster, check out this post.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, SFTP, Failover, Load Balancing

Providing Network Services From An Internal Network While Prohibiting Inbound Connections

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 06, 2016 @ 05:36 AM

Overview

Some organizations that deal with exceptionally sensitive information need to employ very stringent access restrictions to their internal networks. While a DMZ consisting of firewalls and reverse proxies can, in most cases, meet such requirements, providing network services from the internal network to external clients while also prohibiting inbound connections can be quite challenging. This little reverse proxy enhancement can simplify things.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Reverse Proxy, DMZ Streaming

5 Major Consequences of Downtime

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Overview

The cost of downtime is rapidly rising. This is primarily due to businesses' increasing dependence on data and technology. In the past, if a server went down, people simply reverted to manual methods. Or, because transactions weren't as fast and voluminous back then, they simply waited until the service would go back up again. Could you imagine doing that now? Many large enterprises can't. Here are 5 reasons why. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.3 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Jul 14, 2015 @ 11:26 AM

JSCAPE Is pleased to announce the latest release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway (3.3).  This release is a minor update and incorporates the following changes.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway