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Monitoring A Remote SFTP Server for Newly Added Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Feb 14, 2021 @ 04:45 PM

[Last updated February 2021] Most users of JSCAPE MFT Server are already familiar with directory monitors. You often use them to monitor local directories and UNC paths for newly added files. But did you know, in later versions, you could also use directory monitors to monitor remote directories? Let me show you how.

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

How To Automatically Transfer Files From SFTP To Azure Blob Storage Via Network Storage

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 28, 2021 @ 04:31 AM

Let's say you have trading partners who can only transfer files to you via SFTP. Incidentally, you also happen to have an account on Azure Blob Storage and you prefer to store those files there. You're probably thinking: How can I automatically transfer files from my SFTP server to Azure Blob Storage? That's easy if you're using JSCAPE MFT Server.

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

How To Install an SFTP Server on Windows | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Dec 28, 2020 @ 02:31 AM

[Last updated: December 2020] 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

How to Access AWS S3 Storage with SFTP | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Dec 11, 2020 @ 02:28 AM

SFTP is easily one of the most widely used file transfer protocols in business processes. Incidentally, Amazon S3 is also steadily becoming a go-to cloud storage solution for businesses. How would you like to access AWS S3 via SFTP? If that looks like something you could use, check out this post.

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

How to Automate a SFTP File Transfer | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 03, 2020 @ 01:13 AM

Automated SFTP file transfers are traditionally done through scripts, but there's a much easier way. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to automate SFTP file transfers without writing a single line of code.

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

How to Monitor SFTP Directories & Download Files

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2020 @ 12:04 AM

In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to monitor directories on a remote SFTP server and then download any new files on a periodic basis. 

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

Why and How You Should Verify An SSH/SFTP Client Key's Fingerprint Before Using It

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 14, 2020 @ 12:59 AM

In one of our previous posts, we talked about the importance of authenticating an SFTP host before logging into it and how to use the host's RSA key fingerprint to carry out the authentication. The same principle applies when you import a user's client key for public key authentication. 

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

How to Use Windows SMB Share As Network Storage | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Jun 20, 2020 @ 01:24 AM

When a user uploads files via FTP/S, SFTP, HTTP/S, or any supported file transfer protocol to JSCAPE MFT Server, those files don't have to be stored on the same machine as that server. Instead, you can have those files redirected to a variety of network storage options like a remote SFTP service, Amazon S3, Dropbox and several others. In this post we're going to show you how to store uploaded files to a remote Windows SMB share. 

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

How to Test SFTP Connectivity to Remote Hosts | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, May 26, 2020 @ 05:45 AM

Let's say you're trying to establish a connection with a remote SFTP host, perhaps one of your own SFTP servers or maybe one owned by one of your trading partners. While there are tools like nmap and netstat that you can use to test SFTP connectivity, you can also use JSCAPE MFT Monitor

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Topics: Videos, Tutorials, JSCAPE MFT Monitor, SFTP

How To Address the IT Skills Gap In Manufacturing | JSCAPE

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 03, 2019 @ 07:45 PM

While the IT skills gap is sometimes exaggerated, there are some industries where the tech talent shortage is really a major issue. One of those industries is manufacturing. Despite growing adoption of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, analytics, robotics and automation, which are often perceived to eliminate jobs, manufacturers are actually faced with a widening skills gap. Meaning, there are actually more jobs to fill. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, SFTP, Triggers, FTPS, AS2