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AS2 Server

Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) is a method used to securely send and receive files over the Internet. AS2 messages are built using the S/MIME format and can be compressed, signed and encrypted. The messages are sent over an HTTPS (SSL/TLS encrypted tunnel), making AS2 a very secure option for transferring files. The AS2 standard also implements MDN’s (Message Disposition Notifications; also known as receipts) to guarantee the successful delivery of the message.

Drummond Certified AS2-3Q16

GoAnywhere MFT is Drummond Certified™ for AS2, which provides a high degree of assurance with security and compatibility to other applications that are sending AS2 messages.

AS2 Server Software

With built-in SSL certificate management, it's easy to define the AS2 server certificate as well as import trading partner certificates, which are required to verify the authenticity of the sender. GoAnywhere also supports dual-factor authentication using passwords and SSL certificates.

A full audit trail is available to report on all AS2 activity including the user that sent the message, what encryption algorithm they used, the MIC (message integrity check), whether it was digitally signed and more. In addition, GoAnywhere MFT can automatically reply to the sender with a MDN receipt when a message is received or it can be configured to require manual verification of messages before receipts are processed.

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Standards Support for AS2 Server

The AS2 server in GoAnywhere MFT provides support for the following standards:

AS2 Features

  • Multiple attachments
  • Chunked transfer encoding
  • Filename preservation
  • Full audit trail
  • Real-time message processing
  • Signed and unsigned receipts
  • File size restrictions
  • File name/extension restrictions
  • Automatic/manual MDN approval

SSL/TLS Versions

  • SSL 2.0
  • SSL 3.0
  • TLS 1.0
  • TLS 1.1
  • TLS 1.2

Encryption Algorithms

  • AES-128
  • AES-192
  • AES-256
  • RC2
  • Triple DES (DESede)
  • Cast5
  • Idea

Authentication and Key Exchange Algorithms

  • Diffie-Hellman
  • DSA
  • RSA

Signature Algorithms

  • MD5
  • SHA-1
  • SHA-2
  • SHA-224
  • SHA-256
  • SHA-384
  • SHA-512

Certificate Key Store Formats

  • JKS (Java Key Store)
  • PKCS12


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