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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Using A Remote SFTP Service As Network Storage For Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 14, 2019 @ 04:43 AM

JSCAPE MFT Server's Network Storage module (formerly known as Reverse Proxy) allows you to utilize various remote services and storage solutions as additional storage for your managed file transfer server. This can come in handy when your MFT Server machine has limited storage capacity or if you simply want to store certain user files elsewhere. One of the supported services is SFTP. If you have an SFTP server with lots of free storage space and you want to use that as a network storage for your MFT Server, you should find this post useful.

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

How to Reverse Proxy HTTP In 3 Simple Steps

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 12, 2019 @ 11:17 PM

[Last updated on June 13, 2019] There may be instances when you'd want external users to access HTTP servers located behind your corporate firewall. A secure way of doing this is by allowing access to those servers through an HTTP reverse proxy. In this short tutorial, we'll show you the basic steps of achieving this using JSCAPE MFT Gateway

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Security, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

How To Set Up An SFTP Reverse Proxy in JSCAPE MFT Gateway

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jun 09, 2019 @ 09:53 PM

[Last updated June 10, 2019] An SFTP reverse proxy adds another layer of security to SFTP services. In addition to SFTP's ability to encrypt data in transit and provide 2-factor authentication, an SFTP reverse proxy brings in several other security-related benefits such as hiding user credentials and the identities of your internal servers. An SFTP reverse proxy can be easy to set up and this post will show you how.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, Reverse Proxy, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

How To Send Messages to Amazon SQS Queues Using JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 03, 2019 @ 11:18 PM

In this post, you'll learn how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server to send messages to Amazon SQS queues. Amazon SQS queues are more suitable for MFT Server messages that you want retrieved by receiving applications using a polling (or pulling) method and not pushed out to recipients as soon as the message(s) get published.  Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Videos, Cloud Computing, Tutorials

Sending SMS Notifications of JSCAPE MFT Server Events Via Amazon SNS

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 27, 2019 @ 08:37 PM

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.

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

How To Publish Messages To Amazon SNS Using JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 05:26 AM

In this post, you'll learn how to publish messages to an Amazon SNS (Simple Notification Service) topic using JSCAPE MFT Server. There could be a couple of reasons why you would want this capability, but one big reason is so that you can get notifications when certain events occur on your server. This will keep you on top of things and enable you to act on them before they turn into issues. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos, Cloud Computing, Tutorials

How To Use Google Storage As The File Storage System Of Your MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 02, 2019 @ 09:51 PM

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to configure JSCAPE MFT Server so that files uploaded to it are streamed directly to Google Cloud Storage. This streaming process is completely transparent to end users, who'll interact with the Google Storage folder as if it were a local folder on the server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Cloud Computing, Tutorials

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

MFT Security Tip: Including Uppercase and Lowercase Letters In Passwords

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 @ 05:02 AM

In today’s security tip, we talk about including uppercase and lowercase characters in passwords. This is related to our previous video about using long passwords. Aside from using long passwords, you can further increase the number of possible password combinations by requiring your users to include uppercase AND lowercase characters.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Videos, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

Logging MFT Server Log Data in A Database

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 12:30 AM

By default, JSCAPE MFT Server records domain logs in log files. While in most cases, this will do, some organizations prefer to record their logs in a database. In this article, we talk about the pros and cons of file-based and database-based logging and how to record files in a database in JSCAPE MFT Server. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials