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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Automating An Upload Virus Scan Using A Windows File Transfer Server And Kaspersky

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Overview

A couple of years ago, we wrote a 3-part tutorial showing how you could automate FTP virus scans with Kaspersky Antivirus. That article, which was written based on a Linux environment, is in need of an update. But before we make changes there, here's a similar article that Windows users should find suited for them.

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

Install A Linux SFTP Server Via Command Line and Configure Via Web UI

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 17, 2015 @ 04:18 PM

Overview

Let's say you want to install an SFTP server on a Linux machine devoid of a GUI. However, after installation, you don't want to configure it (i.e. add users, create keys, enable public key authentication, choose algorithms, etc.) locally, moreso via the terminal. Instead, you want this SFTP server to be configured remotely through a graphical Web user interface. This is how we recommend you do it.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

How To Use A Windows FTP Client For Secure Downloads

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Sep 27, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Despite FTP's vulnerabilities, many Windows users still use FTP clients for transferring files over the Internet. If you really have to keep using that archaic file transfer protocol, at least do it securely. Here's what we suggest.

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Topics: Security, OpenPGP, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

How To Install A SFTP Server on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Overview

Because Windows doesn't have an SFTP server built in, here's a tutorial showing how to install one on it. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

SSL vs TLS - Know The Difference

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 09:39 AM

Overview

SSL and TLS have many similarities. That's why, in most software applications, they're configured together as "SSL/TLS". However, they do have several differences as well, which is what we're going to talk about now.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer

What Is A Key Exchange?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Overview

Before any files can be sent securely over protocols like FTPS, HTTPS, and SFTP, the two communicating parties must first engage in a key exchange. What's that?

 

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

Setting Up Public Key Authentication Between Trading Partners

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 04, 2015 @ 03:35 AM

Overview

Several months ago, we published a tutorial crafted to help network/server administrators prepare trading partners for SFTP automation. That article lacked one important feature found in SFTP - public key authentication. So today, we've devoted one full tutorial that focuses on that. 

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

Various Linux SCP Examples To Get You Started With Using Secure Copy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jul 06, 2015 @ 10:37 PM

Overview

SCP (Secure Copy) is a quick, easy way to transfer files securely between two Linux machines. If you don't mind using the command line and all you want is a simple way to upload or download files on Linux, this series of SCP examples should be all you'll need to learn how to do it.

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Topics: Security, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

Setting Up A HTTPS To HTTP Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 01, 2015 @ 11:58 PM

Overview

Today, we'll teach you how to set up a HTTPS to HTTP reverse proxy. This service can come in handy if you have a 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

5 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Company File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 10:29 AM

Overview

Most chief executive officers would have no time to scrutinize their organization's file transfer activities. That's bound to change once they start asking these 5 simple questions.

 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer