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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

What Is The FTP/S EPSV Command and When Do You Use It?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jun 29, 2019 @ 09:36 AM

EPSV is a command issued by an FTP/S client to signal the server that it wishes to enter into what is known as Extended Passive Mode. But what is Extended Passive Mode and when is it appropriate to use EPSV? Let’s find out.

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

Setting Up A Trading Partner For Automated FTP/S

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 26, 2019 @ 04:48 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/S transmissions. What you'll be able construct by the end of this tutorial can then be used for a variety of automated FTP/S-based transactions. 


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

Using A Remote FTP/S Service As Network Storage For Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jun 23, 2019 @ 11:00 PM

JSCAPE MFT Server's Network Storage module (formerly known as Reverse Proxy) makes it possible to extend the storage of your managed file transfer server to various remote services and storage solutions like SFTP servers, Samba shares, Amazon S3 buckets, Azure Files folders, and many others. This can come in handy when your MFT Server machine has limited storage capacity or if you simply want to store certain user files in another place. One of the supported remote services is FTP/S. If you have an FTP or FTPS server with lots of free storage space and you want to use that as a network storage for your MFT Server, you might want to read this tutorial.

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

Using A Remote SFTP Service As Network Storage For Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 14, 2019 @ 04:43 AM

JSCAPE MFT Server's Network Storage module (formerly known as Reverse Proxy) allows you to utilize various remote services and storage solutions as additional storage for your managed file transfer server. This can come in handy when your MFT Server machine has limited storage capacity or if you simply want to store certain user files elsewhere. One of the supported services is SFTP. If you have an SFTP server with lots of free storage space and you want to use that as a network storage for your MFT Server, you should find this post useful.

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

How to Reverse Proxy HTTP In 3 Simple Steps

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 12, 2019 @ 11:17 PM

[Last updated on June 13, 2019] There may be instances when you'd want external users to access HTTP servers located behind your corporate firewall. A secure way of doing this is by allowing access to those servers through an HTTP reverse proxy. In this short tutorial, we'll show you the basic steps of achieving this using JSCAPE MFT Gateway

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Security, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

How To Send Messages to Amazon SQS Queues Using JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 03, 2019 @ 11:18 PM

In this post, you'll learn how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to send messages to Amazon SQS queues. Amazon SQS queues are more suitable for MFT Server messages that you want retrieved by receiving applications using a polling (or pulling) method and not pushed out to recipients as soon as the message(s) get published.  Read More

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

Sending SMS Notifications of JSCAPE MFT Server Events Via Amazon SNS

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 27, 2019 @ 08:37 PM

In a previous post, we outlined the steps of setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to publish messages to Amazon SNS. This setting us useful in cases when you want server admins to receive notifications regarding certain events on your managed file transfer server. Now, in that tutorial, the notifications were sent via email. But what if you want to send them through an SMS text message instead? You'll learn how to do that here.

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

MFT Security Tip: Use Digital Certificates For Server Authentication

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 16, 2019 @ 07:00 PM

For today’s MFT security tip, let’s talk about using digital certificates for server authentication. Ideally, when your users attempt to connect to your file transfer server, they must have a way of verifying that they’re actually connecting to your server and not an impostor. Otherwise, they could end up uploading sensitive data to the wrong host.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Videos, Secure File Transfer

3 Ways To Generate OpenPGP Keys

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 13, 2019 @ 04:55 AM

[Last updated May 13, 2019] JSCAPE MFT Server makes it easy to strengthen secure file transfers with OpenPGP encryption. But before you can protect your files with PGP, you need to create the necessary public/private key pairs. In this post, we introduce you to three ways of doing that. 

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

How To Publish Messages To Amazon SNS Using JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 05:26 AM

In this post, you'll learn how to publish messages to an Amazon SNS (Simple Notification Service) topic using JSCAPE MFT Server. There could be a couple of reasons why you would want this capability, but one big reason is so that you can get notifications when certain events occur on your server. This will keep you on top of things and enable you to act on them before they turn into issues. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos, Cloud Computing, Tutorials