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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

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

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

Setting Up An FTPS Server Behind A Firewall or NAT For PASV Mode Data Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 08:55 PM

[Last updated on July 17, 2019] It’s never easy to set up an FTP server the moment firewalls get involved. But it gets even more difficult once you start using the secure version of FTP, known as FTPS. In this post, we’ll talk about the problem you’ll usually encounter when your FTPS server is behind a firewall and your client is attempting to perform a file transfer using passive mode or PASV.

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

How To Install MFT Gateway Agent on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 09, 2019 @ 10:36 PM

In this post, we'll walk you through the steps of installing the JSCAPE MFT Gateway Agent on a Windows machine and adding that agent on MFT Gateway. Delegating network requests to an agent can come in handy if the Windows box running a service you want to create a reverse proxy for is located behind a firewall that doesn't allow any connections from external sources. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

How To Install the MFT Gateway Agent on Linux

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jul 08, 2019 @ 01:20 AM

In this post, we'll walk you through the steps of installing the JSCAPE MFT Gateway Agent on a Linux machine and adding that agent on MFT Gateway.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Secure File Transfer, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

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

Setting Up A HTTPS To HTTP Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jun 20, 2019 @ 11:32 PM

[Last updated on June 21, 2019] Today, we'll teach you how to set up an HTTPS to HTTP reverse proxy. This service can come in handy if you have an HTTP Web server hosted in an internal network that you would like external clients to access via HTTPS. That way, inbound clients connecting via the Internet can access your site securely. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

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