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Applying Digital Signatures on AS2 MDNs (Message Disposition Notifications)

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 @ 04:55 AM

To ensure non-repudiation of AS2 receipts, you need to affix digital signatures to your AS2 Message Disposition Notifications or MDNs. We'll teach you how to do that in this post.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, Secure File Transfer, AS2

AS2 Message Tutorial on Applying Digital Signatures

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 10, 2019 @ 03:04 AM

[Last updated September 10, 2019] In this post, we'll be teaching you how to set up your AS2 Server to use digital signatures when sending AS2 messages.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, AS2

Applying AS2 Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 04, 2019 @ 03:13 AM

[Last updated September 4, 2019] If your AS2 connection already runs over HTTPS, your EDI messages should already be protected by the data-in-motion encryption that comes with SSL/TLS. But what if you want an added layer of security or if you're somehow only using HTTP and want to encrypt your transmission? You'll need something like this. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, AS2

Setting Up Client Certificate Authentication On An AS2 Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 11:22 PM

[Last updated August 29, 2019] Not all AS2 servers authenticate trading partner clients through usernames and passwords. Many use digital certificates. If you want to know how to set up this kind of authentication on your AS2 server, read this post. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, AS2

How To Create A Client Certificate

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 07:06 AM

[Last updated August 29, 2019] In this post, we show you how to create a client certificate. Client certificates are the key elements of client certificate authentication, a method you can use to augment your HTTPS, FTPS, or AS2 server's username-password login method. 

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

How To Set Up An Automated AS2 File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 15, 2019 @ 03:05 AM

Overview

[Last updated August 15, 2019] Last time, we posted a quickstart guide to setting up an AS2 server. The example in that post featured a manual method for sending EDI messages. Because EDI transactions are best carried out automatically, we thought it would be a good idea to show you how to implement such transactions on the same solution we used in that post. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, AS2

How to Setup an AS2 Server with JSCAPE - A QuickStart Guide

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 13, 2019 @ 04:45 AM

[Last updated August 13, 2019] In this tutorial, we walk you through the basic steps of setting up an AS2 server. These are the initial steps that will eventually allow you to carry out EDI transactions with an increasing number of trading partners already using this popular B2B file transfer protocol. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, AS2

How To Address the IT Skills Gap In The Manufacturing Industry

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 03, 2019 @ 07:45 PM

While the IT skills gap is sometimes exaggerated, there are some industries where the tech talent shortage is really a major issue. One of those industries is manufacturing. Despite growing adoption of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, analytics, robotics and automation, which are often perceived to eliminate jobs, manufacturers are actually faced with a widening skills gap. Meaning, there are actually more jobs to fill. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, SFTP, Triggers, FTPS, AS2

Capturing & Responding to Trigger Errors in JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Chris Frisch on Thu, Jul 25, 2019 @ 04:48 AM

[Last updated July 25, 2019] In this article, we will discuss how to use the Trigger Error Event Type to capture errors and respond to them.  In the example we are going to walk through, we will be using the Trigger Error Event Type to capture the error from a failed trigger action of another trigger and send an email to the administrator. 

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

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