In later versions of JSCAPE MFT Server, you'll find a graphical Expression Builder in the Trigger Conditions step of the Triggers module. It's designed to make writing trigger conditions much easier and faster. Let me show you how it works.Read More
If you've been using JSCAPE MFT Server, you know how important triggers are in automating business processes. In fact, many of our customers have hundreds of triggers (some even have over a thousand) running on their MFT Server instances. In these scenarios, it's always useful to have the ability to copy trigger configurations from one domain or server to another.Read More
Organizations with hybrid infrastructures consisting of cloud-based and on-premise solutions will usually need the ability to conduct automated data transfers between these two domains. JSCAPE MFT Server's extensive cloud integration features can be a big help in meeting this requirement. In this particular example, we're going to demonstrate how easy it is to set up MFT Server to monitor a folder in an Amazon S3 bucket and automatically download each file added there.Read More
The ability to transfer files automatically to a cloud-based storage solution like Box.com can be a valuable asset to businesses who want to benefit from the scalability and cost-efficiency of the cloud or who simply need to transfer data to a trading partner's online storage. In this post, we'll teach you how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to carry out scheduled automated file uploads to Box.Read More
Whenever we download files from an external server on a regular basis, we often like to rename each file so that they follow a certain format. This would make it easier for us to group, sort or manage them whenever the need arises. One common practice is to append a timestamp at the end of the filename. This article will teach you how to automate the entire process using JSCAPE MFT Server Triggers.
One of the reasons why our clients love Triggers is because this feature makes it so easy to set up unmanned, automated file transfers that run overnight or over the weekend. But sometimes, you'll want to specify more than just a schedule. One particular client, for example, wanted to restrict a scheduled download to a certain set of files, which he wanted to specify using a regular expression or regex. This post details the steps we recommended for him to achieve that.
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.Read More
In this article we will discuss how to use the Trigger Error Event Type to capture errors and respond to them. In the example we are going to walk through we will be using the Trigger Error Event Type to capture the error from a failed action of another Trigger and send an email to the administrator.
In a previous post, we outlined the steps of setting up JSCAPE MFT Server to publish messages to Amazon SNS. This setting us useful in cases when you want server admins to receive notifications regarding certain events on your managed file transfer server. Now, in that tutorial, the notifications were sent via email. But what if you want to send them through an SMS text message instead? You'll learn how to do that here.Read More
In order to keep transactions secure, you and your trading partners likely use SFTP and other encrypted protocols for your automated data exchanges. In this post, I'd like to share a method that can reduce the steps you typically take in applying SFTP automation to certain business processes. Here, you'll learn how to gather remote host credentials into a single entity, which you can later on reuse every time you need to construct another automated process.Read More