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How to Set Up SSL Client Authentication | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Overview

People who use SSL/TLS to secure their online transactions/file transfers are mostly only familiar with two of its security functions: 1. That it can encrypt data in transit and 2. That it can enable clients to authenticate the server. They're likely not making use of another feature that can greatly enhance SSL security even more - client certificate authentication.

If you've been following our posts, you know that client certificate authentication has been the subject of our discussion lately. However, we've never been able to talk about how to enable it on the server side. This quick post will be all about that.

 

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, FTPS

How To Install An SFTP Server On Windows

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Because Microsoft Windows doesn't have a secure file transfer protocol server built in, here's a tutorial showing how to install one on it. 

The SFTP server we'll be using for this tutorial is JSCAPE MFT Server, a managed file transfer server that supports SFTP connections and several other file transfer protocols like FTP, FTPS, HTTP/S, WebDAV, AS2 and OFTP, as well as SSL and TLS.

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

Protecting Your File Transfer Service from Internal Threats

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Overview

[Last updated: December 2020] Malicious insiders and careless insiders are increasingly posing serious risks to file transfer systems. If nothing is done to mitigate them, these internal threats can cause data loss or, worse, massive penalty-inducing data breaches. In this post, we take a closer look at internal threats, how they put file transfer systems at risk, and what you can do to mitigate them.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, FTP

How To Sync a Linux Directory with an Amazon S3 Bucket

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

In one of our previous posts, we taught you how to sync a Windows folder with an AWS S3 bucket. This time, we'll show you how to do that with a Linux directory. 

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

How To Securely Transfer Large Files Over The Internet

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Businesses that deal with large files such as high-definition videos, 3D CAD models, and so on, sometimes need to transfer these files to another department or to a trading partner located in another state, country, or continent. In situations like this, it pays to know how to securely transfer large files over the Internet.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer

How To Transfer Files Between Cloud Storage Services

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

With cloud storage space now becoming the norm, it's common for businesses to transfer files between cloud storage services (e.g. from Amazon S3 to Azure Files).

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, Managed File Transfer

How to Access AWS S3 Storage with SFTP | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

SFTP is easily one of the most widely used file transfer protocols in business processes. Incidentally, Amazon S3 is also steadily becoming a go-to cloud storage solution for businesses. How would you like to access AWS S3 via SFTP? If that looks like something you could use, check out this post.

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

Install A Linux SFTP Server Via Command Line And Configure Via Web UI

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

Overview

Let's say you want to install an SSH FTP server (SFTP) on a Linux machine devoid of a GUI. However, after installation, you don't want to configure it (add users, create keys, enable public key authentication, choose algorithms, etc.) locally, moreso via the SFTP client. Instead, you want this SFTP server to be configured remotely through a graphical Web user interface. This is how we recommend you do it.

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

Use JSCAPE MFT Server with Multi-Cloud Storage Solutions

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation

How To Copy Files From Azure Blob Storage To AWS S3 | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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