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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

How To Set Up An SFTP Reverse Proxy in JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jun 09, 2019 @ 09:53 PM

[Last updated June 10, 2019] An SFTP reverse proxy adds another layer of security to SFTP services. In addition to SFTP's ability to encrypt data in transit and provide 2-factor authentication, an SFTP reverse proxy brings in several other security-related benefits such as hiding user credentials and the identities of your internal servers. An SFTP reverse proxy can be easy to set up and this post will show you how.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, Reverse Proxy, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

MFT Security Tip: Use Digital Certificates For Server Authentication

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 16, 2019 @ 07:00 PM

For today’s MFT security tip, let’s talk about using digital certificates for server authentication. Ideally, when your users attempt to connect to your file transfer server, they must have a way of verifying that they’re actually connecting to your server and not an impostor. Otherwise, they could end up uploading sensitive data to the wrong host.

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

3 Ways To Generate OpenPGP Keys

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 13, 2019 @ 04:55 AM

[Last updated May 13, 2019] JSCAPE MFT Server makes it easy to strengthen secure file transfers with OpenPGP encryption. But before you can protect your files with PGP, you need to create the necessary public/private key pairs. In this post, we introduce you to three ways of doing that. 

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

MFT Security Tip: Encrypting Data-at-Rest

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 28, 2019 @ 05:43 AM

For today’s security tip, we talk about data-at-rest encryption. When your users upload files to your file transfer server, those files are usually stored in plaintext. The risk there is that, if an attacker somehow gains unauthorized access to that server, he or she could simply grab those files and then view their contents.

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