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Why JSCAPE MFT Server Might Just Be The Multi Cloud Storage Software You've Been Looking For

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Nov 29, 2020 @ 11:44 PM

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 Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation

How To Copy Files From Azure Blob Storage To AWS S3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 28, 2020 @ 06:04 AM

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 Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Cloud Computing, Tutorials, Triggers

How to Download Multiple Files from Azure Blob Storage | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Nov 20, 2020 @ 08:09 PM

All this time, you've been uploading loads upon loads of files onto your Azure Blob Storage container. But now, you have this workflow that will be needing some of those files on a monthly basis. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that it will download a certain set of files from your Azure Blob Storage container on a pre-defined schedule. 

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

How To Copy Files To Azure Blob Storage On A Predefined Schedule

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 14, 2020 @ 07:04 AM

For today's tutorial, we're going to show you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that it will copy files from a local directory to Azure Blob Storage on a predefined schedule. 

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

Upload Files to Azure Blob Storage with FTP/S | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 07, 2020 @ 03:06 AM

A lot of automated business processes out there use FTP or FTPS to upload data to a server. What if most of it is unstructured data like videos, images, and audio files, and, instead of an FTP/S server, you would like Azure Blob Storage as the final destination for all that uploaded data. That should be fairly easy if your FTP/S service is running on JSCAPE MFT Server. We'll show you how to set up MFT Server for that particular purpose in this post.  

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

How to Import & Export User Accounts | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Nov 03, 2020 @ 01:53 AM

Last time, we taught you how to copy users from one JSCAPE MFT Server instance to another using the Promote feature. That's the easiest way to copy users if you have a network connection between those two MFT Server instances. But what if you don't? Well, you can use the Export and Import features instead. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials

How to Copy Users From One MFT Server to Another | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 29, 2020 @ 02:57 AM

In JSCAPE MFT Server version 12.1 and higher, server administrators can already take advantage of easier ways of copying user accounts from one JSCAPE MFT Server instance to another. They can now use either the Promote feature or the Export and Import features. In this quick tutorial, we'll show you how to use the former.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials

Using AES-256 To Encrypt Files You Upload To Your S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 @ 04:05 AM

Files you upload to an Amazon S3 trading partner through JSCAPE MFT Server are normally stored in plaintext. If you want to encrypt those files to minimize the risk of a data breach, one way to do that is by using AES-256 Amazon S3 server-side encryption. We'll show you how to use this particular service in this post. 

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

How To Sync A Windows Folder With An AWS S3 Bucket

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 17, 2020 @ 03:10 AM

In previous posts, we taught you how to set up an Agent service and trading partner. We also taught you how to install an agent on a remote Windows host devoid of any file transfer service. Let's now put that agent to work. In this post, we're going to teach you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that that remote Windows host can synchronize files with an Amazon S3 bucket. 

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

Using AWS KMS To Encrypt Files You Upload To Your S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 08, 2020 @ 03:43 AM

Files you upload to an Amazon S3 trading partner through JSCAPE MFT Server are normally stored in plaintext. If you want to encrypt those files to minimize the risk of a data breach, one way to do that is by using the AWS Key Management Service or AWS KMS. We'll show you how to use this particular service in this post. 

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