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Preparing Trading Partner Servers For SFTP Automation

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Mar 23, 2019 @ 06:20 AM

[Last updated March 23, 2019] Driven by security concerns and regulatory mandates, most companies now prefer the use of secure file transfer protocols when exchanging data with trading partners. The usual protocol of choice is SFTP. But having to set up SFTP connections, which typically include hostnames/IP addresses, usernames, passwords, client keys, etc. for every single automated transaction can be a pain. With JSCAPE MFT Server, it's possible to reduce the steps you'd normally take in applying SFTP automation to certain business processes. Let's show you how to do that.

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

Complete List of JSCAPE MFT Server Event Types

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Mar 04, 2019 @ 05:29 AM

JSCAPE MFT Server users can easily look up a description of each trigger event type by simply clicking the question mark icon after selecting an event type at the start of a trigger creation process. However, if you're still starting out and just want a quick overview of every single event type available, that process can be very time consuming. You might want to check out the list below instead.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers

Preventing Duplicate Trigger Executions In A MFT Server HA Cluster By Using the Health Monitor Action

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 09:18 AM

One of the challenges of setting up an MFT Server active-active high availability cluster is in preventing duplicate trigger executions, especially for triggers that use the Current Time event or Directory Monitor-based events. Most of the time, you only want one node in the cluster to execute a particular trigger. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Tutorials, Triggers

Segregating Files Received From Different AS2 Trading Partners

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 03:06 AM

Files coming in via unauthenticated AS2 file transfers are stored in one common directory. However, in most cases, you would like to segregate files according to their sending trading partner. This post will teach you how to set up MFT Server for that. 

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

[video] Blocking Suspicious IP Addresses When MFT Server Is Behind MFT Gateway

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 @ 04:33 AM

This is a video version of the tutorial "How To Block Suspicious IP Addresses When MFT Server Is Behind MFT Gateway". Here, you'll learn how to configure MFT Server so that it blocks IP addresses at MFT Gateway.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, Triggers

Keeping B2B Transactions Running Through Extreme Weather Conditions

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Feb 07, 2019 @ 10:44 PM

A lot of people don't take business continuity initiatives seriously. But when a polar vortex in the US, a blizzard in the UK, and a heat wave in Australia all happen almost simultaneously AND cause massive disruptions to business operations, the importance of business continuity suddenly gets the attention it deserves. 

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

How To Schedule Automated File Uploads From Your Server To Google Storage

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jan 28, 2019 @ 02:13 AM

We've already showed you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to monitor a directory for newly added files and then upload those files to either Amazon S3 or Azure Files. So today, as we show you how to upload files to Google Storage, let's do something different. Instead of waiting for newly added files, let's try uploading files on a pre-defined schedule. 

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

How To Connect And Upload Files From Your Server To An Azure File Share

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 09, 2019 @ 03:42 AM

In this tutorial, we're going to show you a simple method that will enable you to connect your server to a Microsoft Azure File Share and then automatically upload files to that share. 

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

TPG Continues to Streamline Data Transfer Processes With JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 @ 08:25 AM

Santa Barbara Tax Products Group (TPG) operates from San Diego, California, where it serves consumers nationwide with tax-related financial products and services that provide value, are fairly priced, and satisfy consumer need. TPG offers these products through a network of tax preparation franchises, independent tax professionals and online tax preparation providers.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Triggers, Case Studies

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. 

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