Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Using sftp -r

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jul 20, 2015 @ 01:21 AM

While using SFTP on the command line, there might be instances when you'll want to upload or download an entire directory and all the the files and subdirectories underneath it. To accomplish that, you'll need the recursive argument -r. 

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Topics: SFTP

12 File Transfer Protocols And The Businesses They're Best Suited For

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jul 16, 2015 @ 12:19 AM


Still wondering which file transfer protocol is right for your business? Here's a dozen you can choose from. We've also added some brief descriptions to make your choice easier.  

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Topics: SFTP, FTPS, Accelerated File Transfer

Can You Identify The Port Numbers of These 12 File Transfer Protocols?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 07, 2015 @ 09:31 PM

Most of these file transfer protocols should already be running on your network. Can you identify their respective default port numbers?

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Topics: SFTP, FTPS, AS2, FTP

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


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

Meeting AES 256 Encryption Requirements For Data In Transit

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 11:59 PM


Not many organizations require AES 256 encryption to secure their sensitive documents. But those who do might find this post quite useful. Here, we'll show you how to enable FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS, WebDAVS, OFTP, and AS2 file transfers with AES 256 bit encryption. Does that look like something you can use? Read on!

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, SFTP, FTPS, AS2

What AES Encryption Is And How It's Used To Secure File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 03:45 AM


First adopted by the US government to protect classified information, AES has long gained global acceptance and is used for securing sensitive data in various industries - most likely including yours. In this post, you'll learn about AES encryption and understand its vital role in securing sensitive files you send over the Internet. 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, AS2

File Transfers Have a Much Bigger Impact On Time-To-Market Than You Think

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

A growing number of businesses are finding it imperative to get certain products out in the market FAST. To beat extremely tight deadlines, most of them employ IT systems to accelerate business processes. Whenever these processes require file exchanges across departments, cities, or continents, file transfer systems start to play a crucial role. And that role doesn't just involve moving files from point A to point B.





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

What Is A Cipher?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:56 PM


The strength of an encryption largely depends on two components: 1) the cipher and 2) the length of the key. We already discussed key lengths in an older post. So today, let's talk about the other component. 

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Topics: Security, OpenPGP, SFTP, FTPS

What is a Digital Signature?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Mar 28, 2015 @ 06:38 PM


Digital signatures help enforce security during data transfers. They're mainly responsible for establishing authentication, data integrity, and non-repudiation. Today, we'll be talking about the basic concepts behind digital signatures, where they're used, how they work, and why they're always an integral part of highly secure file transfers.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, AS2

Symmetric vs Asymmetric Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 @ 02:35 AM


Secure file transfer protocols generally employ a combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption to preserve the confidentiality of data while in transit. So why the need for two kinds of encryption? In this post, we take a closer look at the main functions of symmetric and asymmetric encryption, their strengths, their weaknesses, and why we'd prefer having both.

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Topics: Security, File Transfer Clients, OpenPGP, SFTP, FTPS