Tutorials for GoAnywhere MFT

If you are new to GoAnywhere, we encourage you to watch our Getting Started Guides. Then follow along with our tutorials on how to perform common functions in GoAnywhere MFT.

Getting Started Guides

Overview Overview of GoAnywhere MFT
Take a tour of GoAnywhere MFT and learn about the browser-based interface, custom dashboards, user management, workflows, and file transfer services.
File Transfer Services Overview Getting Started with File Transfer Services
Learn how to get started with file transfer services, such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS, AS2, and GoDrive.
Projects Overview Getting Started with Projects
Get an overview on how to design Projects to transfer data, encrypt, and automate processes.
Automate Projects Automating Project Workflows
File transfers and workflow processes can be automated to run at predefined Schedules, executed when Monitors find new files, or kicked off using Triggers when specific events occur.

Achieve Your MFT Projects & More

Looking for advanced training resources, or need help building a unique MFT project in your organization? Our experienced product specialists are here to work with you on tasks big or small, so you can rest easy knowing the job will be done—exactly the way you envision it.

General How-To Tutorials

How to Encrypt and Sign Files using PGP
PGP encryption protects sensitive information allowing you to share files safely with your trading partners. Learn how to import PGP keys and use them to encrypt and sign files.

How to Automate Processes with Web Service API’s using Cloud Connectors
Learn how to configure and use Cloud Connectors in Project Workflows.
How to Import a CSV File into a Database
Learn how to read in the contents of a CSV file and load the records into a database.
Getting Started with Domains
Learn how to virtually segment a GoAnywhere installation into multiple security zones.
Converting Scripts to Projects
Learn how to convert an SFTP shell script into a managed file transfer project.
Read JSON Data and Insert it into a Database
Learn how to read data from JSON files using the Read JSON task in GoAnywhere MFT and insert the data into a database table.
Query a Database and Write the Data to JSON
Learn how to query two database tables and write the data to a JSON file using a join statement.
Using the SQL Wizard
Learn how to quickly build SQL SELECT statements using the Project Designer's SQL Wizard.

AS2 Tutorials

How to Enable SSL for HTTPS/AS2 Server Connections
Learn the process to create an SSL certificate, have the certificate signed by a certificate authority, and assign the certificate to the HTTPS service.
Configuring the AS2 Client to Send AS2 Messages
The AS2 client is used to automate the transfer of data with an AS2 service. Learn how to configure the AS2 client in GoAnywhere MFT, create a Project to send an AS2 message, and then process the MDN receipt.
How to Configure the AS2 Service to Receive AS2 Transfers
Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) is a method used to securely send files over the internet. Learn how to configure AS2 in GoAnywhere MFT to enable encryption, signatures, compression and the use of receipts for delivery confirmation.
Configuring Web User Accounts to Receive AS2 Messages
After your AS2 Service is configured, you need to provision user accounts to access the service. Learn how to create and configure Web Users in GoAnywhere MFT that are used to transfer data using AS2.