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What is FIPS Compliance & Should I Enable it for File Transfers?

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

JSCAPE MFT Server encrypted file transfer protocols like SFTP and those secured through TLS (e.g. HTTPS, FTPS, AS2, OFTP, and WebDAVS) can be configured for FIPS compliance. Since this is a function that isn't switched on by default, you might wonder if it's necessary to enable it at all. 

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

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

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT, SFTP

How To Set Up an SFTP Active-Passive Cluster | JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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. 

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

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

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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

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

Should We Start Using 4096 bit RSA keys?

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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.

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

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

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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.

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

Video: How To Setup An SFTP Server With JSCAPE

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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.

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

Video: Install an SFTP Server on Windows with JSCAPE MFT Server

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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

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

Video: How To Automatically Forward Files From FTP to SFTP

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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

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

How to Setup Public Key Authentication on an SFTP Server

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

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.

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