Blog

Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Active High Availability Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 05, 2018 @ 05:44 AM

Overview

An active-active high availability SFTP cluster can greatly reduce the chances of downtime by allowing two or more SFTP servers share the load. If you'd like to learn an easy way of setting up this kind of cluster, check out this post.

Note: This post was originally published on Sept 2016 but was updated and re-published on Oct 2018.

Read More

Topics: Load Balancing, High Availability, SFTP, Failover, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, JSCAPE MFT Server

How To Set Up A SFTP Active-Passive Cluster

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 @ 10:16 PM

This post was originally published on September 17, 2016 but was updated and republished on September 28, 2018.

Overview

In this quick tutorial, you'll discover an easy way to set up a failover server for your SFTP server and in turn build an SFTP active-passive high availability cluster. 

Read More

Topics: High Availability, Secure File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, SFTP, Failover

How To Fetch Files from Multiple SFTP Servers and Then Send to a Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 @ 04:00 PM

Learn how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to fetch files from multiple SFTP servers and then send those files to a trading partner. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, SFTP, Business Process Automation, Triggers, Videos, Tutorials

Monitoring A Remote SFTP Server for Newly Added Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 25, 2018 @ 10:11 PM

Most users of JSCAPE MFT Server are already familiar with directory monitors. You often use it to monitor a directory for newly added files. Although that capability has helped immensely in automating a lot of business processes, it had its limitations. In the past, directory monitors could only be used to monitor local directories and UNC paths but not directories on remote servers. In the upcoming MFT Server 11, that's going to be possible.

Read More

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

Should We Start Using 4096 bit RSA keys?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 @ 12:32 AM

Theoretically, RSA keys that are 2048 bits long should be good until 2030. If so, isn't it a bit early to start using the 4096-bit keys that have become increasingly available in encryption-enabled applications? It depends.

Read More

Topics: FTPS, SFTP, Secure File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Server, Security

Video: Monitoring a Directory for New Files and Automatically Uploading to a SFTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 @ 12:32 AM

Demonstrates how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that it monitors a directory for newly added files and then upload each file to a remote SFTP server.

Read More

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

Video: Setting Up An SFTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Apr 07, 2017 @ 05:30 AM

In this video, you'll learn how to set up server and client keys on your SFTP server. This will enable your SFTP server with production environment-ready data-in-motion encryption and public key authentication capabilities.

Read More

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

Video: Installing an SFTP Server on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 04, 2017 @ 11:29 PM

Learn how to install an SFTP Server on Windows in this video tutorial.

Read More

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

Video: How To Automatically Forward Files From FTP to SFTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 @ 07:41 AM

In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to automatically forward FTP uploads to an SFTP server.

Read More

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

Video: Setting Up Public Key Authentication On An SFTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 @ 02:35 AM

In today’s video we’ll teach you how to set up SFTP public key authentication on JSCAPE MFT Server. Public key authentication allows you to enforce 2 factor authentication to users connecting through the SFTP service.

Read More

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