Ever since we introduced Web SSO support in JSCAPE MFT Server (way back in version 8.8), the number of adopters for this method of authentication has been steadily growing. We're not surprised, considering how SSO greatly simplifies end user authentication in organizations that use several web-based applications.Read More
Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions
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.
Most users of JSCAPE MFT Server are already familiar with directory monitors. You often use it to monitor a directory for newly added files. Although that capability has helped immensely in automating a lot of business processes, it had its limitations. In the past, directory monitors could only be used to monitor local directories and UNC paths but not directories on remote servers. In the upcoming MFT Server 11, that's going to be possible.Read More
In this post, you'll learn how to set up a web-based file transfer service using JSCAPE MFT Server. A web file transfer will allow your users to perform file transfers without having to install a file transfer client. To upload or download files, they'll just need to fire up their favorite Web browser like Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, or Edge, enter the web server's URL, and login to the interface.
This article was updated on June 11, 2018
The problem of inadvertently sending an attachment with the wrong email address, or attaching the wrong file, are sources of data leakage. Adding password protection allows you to provide an extra layer of security when making ad-hoc file transfers.
In one of my previous posts, I defined what an SSL file transfer is. Today, I'm going to show you how to actually set up an SSL file transfer service on JSCAPE MFT Server. After that, I'll demonstrate how an AnyClient user would connect to your server and perform a secure file transfer using that particular service.
In most production environment scenarios it is prudent for an administrator to keep backups of JSCAPE MFT Server configurations. This can be especially critical with large and complex configurations in the event that a JSCAPE MFT Server configuration may need to be restored. Such an event may be the failure of a hard disk that JSCAPE MFT Server is installed and running on. In the event that you may need to reinstall JSCAPE MFT Server on a new drive, having a backup of an advanced configuration could save you a substantial amount of time. Maybe you find the need at some point to roll the configuration of your JSCAPE MFT Server back to a configuration you had on a previous date.
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.
For those who landed on this page via the search engines, this post is a continuation of our article re Setting up a Linux FTP Server. I suggest you read Part 1 first if you haven't done that yet.
In this post, I'll show you how easy it is to set up a Linux FTP Server using JSCAPE MFT Server. One advantage of using a Java FTP server like JSCAPE MFT Server is that it can run on virtually any platform; be it Windows, Solaris, Mac OS X, Linux, etc. All you need is a suitable Java runtime environment (JRE) and you can already provide FTP file transfer services.