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Using Triggers to Automate File Deletion

Posted by Chris Frisch on Thu, May 31, 2018 @ 10:18 PM

This article was originally posted on March 28, 2012 but was updated on May 31, 2018 to reflect the latest UI.

Overview

If you are familiar with JSCAPE MFT Server you may already be aware of the power and flexibility that Triggers can offer you as an administrator.  If you are new to JSCAPE MFT Server, Triggers allow you to automate processes with the use of Event Type parameters and Trigger Actions.  Basically, Event Types are predefined events with configurable parameters that represent a condition, when that condition is met it triggers the associated action to be performed.  In this article I will show you how to create a Trigger to automate the deletion of aged files and explain how the Trigger accomplishes this task.

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

How To Create Custom Trigger Functions

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, May 22, 2018 @ 01:39 PM

Overview

In the tutorial How To Create Custom Trigger Actions we demonstrated how to create custom trigger actions in MFT Server.    

In this tutorial we will discuss Functions, how they are used in Triggers, and how to create your own custom Functions using the extensible API provided in MFT Server.

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

What ICAP Antivirus Scanning Means for Your File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 @ 07:35 AM

The ability to support ICAP antivirus scanning is one of the key features of JSCAPE MFT Server 10.2. But what is it? How can your end users, trading partners, and system administrators benefit from it? How does it match up against traditional file transfer virus scanning solutions? We answer these questions and more in this blog post. 

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

How To Create Custom Trigger Actions

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 @ 04:48 PM

Overview

Triggers are a very powerful feature that allow you to listen for events and respond with actions if conditions are met.  For example, whenever a file is uploaded by a certain user you may wish to have this file encrypted and then send an email notification with details of the file transfer.

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

How To Automatically Copy Each File Downloaded From A Remote Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 17, 2018 @ 06:18 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to copy each file downloaded from a remote server. If you want to follow these steps locally, we suggest you follow the instructions in the article "Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner" first. This tutorial will only work if you have a separate trigger that performs the download process and that article will help you in that regard. 

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

Downloading Files Periodically From A Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Feb 04, 2018 @ 04:32 PM

Overview

In this post we're going to show you how to download files periodically from a trading partner. For this particular example, we'll be setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to connect to a trading partner every 10 minutes, download all files from a particular folder, and then delete each of those files from the remote server as soon as the download succeeds. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers, regular expressions

How To Connect and Upload Files To an Amazon S3 Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 @ 03:38 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to connect JSCAPE MFT Server to an Amazon S3 Trading Partner and then upload files to an S3 bucket. 

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

Video: How To Set Up An Automated AS2 File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 @ 11:18 PM

Last time, we posted a quickstart guide to setting up an AS2 server. The example in that tutorial featured a manual method for sending EDI messages. Because EDI transactions are really best carried out through automated means, this video will teach you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to send AS2 EDI messages automatically

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

Video: Server To Server File Transfer - Zip, Upload to a Trading Partner, and Then Move For Archiving

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 14, 2017 @ 03:43 AM

A tutorial showing how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to automatically zip files, upload the zip file to a trading partner, and then move the local zip file to another directory for archiving.

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

Video: How To Delete A File On Your Server After It’s Downloaded

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Aug 14, 2017 @ 05:07 AM

Learn how to automatically delete files from your server as soon as it's been downloaded

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