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Securing Data at Rest with OpenPGP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 09:22 PM

Overview

As explained in an older post, one popular method of securing data at rest is by using encrypted file systems. Today, we're going to introduce you to another method known as PGP encryption.  Although encrypted file systems provide a decent level of protection for your data, they have certain limitations.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, OpenPGP

Groups and their role in regulatory compliance - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 03:24 PM

Overview

Here's something that's particularly useful if you want to provide access control to JSCAPE MFT Server directories based on need to know and according to job responsibilities.  It's called Groups. JSCAPE managed file transfer server Groups are named sets of virtual directories and file system permissions that may be assigned to multiple user accounts.  You can use them to comply with certain laws and regulations like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOX.

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

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:04 PM

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 Server, Managed File Transfer, Linux FTP Server

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:02 PM

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 Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP, Linux FTP Server

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:00 PM

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 Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP, Linux FTP Server

What ICAP Antivirus Scanning Means for Your File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 @ 07:35 AM

The ability to support ICAP antivirus scanning is one of the key features of JSCAPE MFT Server 10.2. But what is it? How can your end users, trading partners, and system administrators benefit from it? How does it match up against traditional file transfer virus scanning solutions? We answer these questions and more in this blog post. 

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

A More Cost Effective Way Of Collecting Data from Your Oil Rigs

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Apr 08, 2018 @ 12:36 AM

When you're an oil drilling company with a fleet of oil rigs, one of your routinary tasks is to collect data from those rigs on a daily basis. If you've already been doing this for some time now, you probably don't know that there are unnecessary development, maintenance, and administrative costs associated with data collection that you can now discard. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Synchronizer

How To Create Custom Trigger Actions

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 @ 04:48 PM

Overview

Triggers are a very powerful feature that allow you to listen for events and respond with actions if conditions are met.  For example, whenever a file is uploaded by a certain user you may wish to have this file encrypted and then send an email notification with details of the file transfer.

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

How To Automatically Copy Each File Downloaded From A Remote Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 17, 2018 @ 06:18 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to copy each file downloaded from a remote server. If you want to follow these steps locally, we suggest you follow the instructions in the article "Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner" first. This tutorial will only work if you have a separate trigger that performs the download process and that article will help you in that regard. 

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

That Free FTP Server Might Cost More Than You Think

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jan 20, 2018 @ 06:31 AM

 

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As you scout for the most cost-effective way of transmitting files with your business units and trading partners, among the many solutions that will likely stand out are free FTP servers. Most of these sofware applications are already bundled (or readily available through repositories) in operating systems like Linux, older versions of Mac OS X, and even Windows, so they likely don't require additional costs ... or so it seems.

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