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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

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

How To Use Amazon S3 As The File Storage System of Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jan 05, 2018 @ 04:02 AM

Overview

A couple of weeks ago, we compared the advantages and disadvantages of using Amazon S3 and local storage as file storage system for JSCAPE MFT Server. For those who want to try storing their file transfer server end user files on Amazon S3, this post is for you.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Reverse Proxy

Amazon S3 vs Local Storage - Where Should You Store Files Uploaded to Your File Transfer Server?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Dec 17, 2017 @ 09:37 AM

Overview

Some modern file transfer servers already have the built-in capability to store uploaded files in different places. For instance, in JSCAPE MFT Server, you have the option to store uploaded files either locally (i.e. on the same machine as the system running the file transfer service itself) or to a remote server or storage service. One of these storage services is Amazon S3. But why would you want to store uploaded files there?

In this post we explore some of the pros and cons of using Amazon S3 as your MFT Server's file storage system compared to the default option, i.e. local storage. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

How To Connect and Upload Files To an Amazon S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 @ 03:38 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to connect JSCAPE MFT Server to an Amazon S3 Trading Partner and then upload files to an S3 bucket. 

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

Video: Using Digital Signatures on AS2 Messages

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 @ 04:25 AM

This video tutorial shows you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server AS2 servers so that you and your trading partners can digitally sign your AS2 messages.

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