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How to Set Up a Web File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 @ 05:10 AM

Overview

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

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, File Transfer Clients, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

Password Protecting Ad-Hoc File Transfers

Posted by Rick Stevens on Wed, Jun 06, 2018 @ 04:01 AM

Note: This post was originally published on Oct. 4, 2011 but was updated last June 6, 2018 to reflect the appearance of the latest GUI.

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.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Data Loss Prevention, Tutorials

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 do SSL File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 24, 2018 @ 05:38 AM

Overview

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.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, AnyClient, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, FTP

Automating Backups of JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Chris Frisch on Thu, May 24, 2018 @ 04:43 AM

Overview

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. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Tutorials

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

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:02 PM

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.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP, Linux FTP Server

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:00 PM

Overview

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. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP, Linux FTP Server

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