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December 25, 2022

File Transfer Management is easy

File Transfer Management is easy, .. no it isn’t. If somebody tells you it is .. he is lying 🙂

The following information is just our opinion and you certainly don’t have to agree. We’ll keep adding tips here, feel welcome to add your tips also.

  • Logging
    • Never ever log over the network
      • Ok but .. no, never
    • Always log to a local disk
    • Add a Rule to move older logs if you want to keep them
  • Moving files between processes
    • Let those processes write to a local disk of the system where they are running
    • We prefer SFTP or FTP(S) over Windows shares
      • SFTP and FTP(S) folders are not so visible
      • SFTP and FTP(S) are ‘File Transfer Protocols’
      • No need for network mappings
      • No network mapping issues
      • Security of Windows shares
        • Often set to ‘Everyone Full Control’
      • We prefer SFTP or  FTP(S) Get from a previous process
  • ..


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Best regards,

Limagito Team

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