AS2 Protocol Software for Client & Server Transfers


As a Drummond Certified™ AS2 software solution, GoAnywhere MFT has the features you need to simplify your AS2 protocol transfers with your trading partners.

AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) is a popular protocol specification for transporting critical data securely and reliably over the internet. Advantages of using AS2 protocol include end-to-end encryption, strong authentication of senders and recipients through the use of digital signatures, and validation of file integrity with successful transfer confirmation.

GoAnywhere MFT contains AS2, AS3, and AS4 client software that provides users with server capabilities in a simple, secure, and scalable solution. GoAnywhere MFT works on nearly every platform including Windows, Linux, UNIX, VMware, and IBM i.

AS2 Client Software Features At-A-Glance

  • Fully automates AS2 protocol transfers with an integrated scheduler
  • Provides graphical wizards to set up AS2 trading partners quickly
  • Encrypts messages and files using strong AES-256 bit encryption
  • Guarantees delivery with auto retry and auto-resume
  • Supports synchronous and asynchronous receipts
  • Can be scaled to handle unlimited AS2 partners
  • Generates detailed audit logs of all AS2 transfers
  • Securely transfers EDI and EDI X12 files between businesses

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Drummond Certified™

GoAnywhere MFT is Drummond Certified for both Applicability Statement 2 Applicability Statement 4, which helps to ensure successful integration with your AS2 or AS4 trading partners. The Drummond certification process uses full matrix interoperability testing between vendor solutions to verify important transactions maintain their security and integrity as they are transmitted over the Internet. In order to pass the Drummond Certification process, GoAnywhere MFT had to conduct thousands of AS2 and AS4 protocol test scenarios successfully. This certification provides customers with peace-of-mind that GoAnywhere can handle their most critical AS2 and AS4 documents.

AS2 Client Software & Server

AS2 client software and server

The AS2 client software in GoAnywhere MFT can automatically send AS2 messages on a scheduled basis. Multiple files, including encrypted EDI X12 documents, can be sent with each message. If a connection breaks, GoAnywhere can automatically reconnect to the server and retransmit the message. Both synchronous and asynchronous receipts can be automatically logged in GoAnywhere to ensure AS2 messages were successfully processed by the trading partners.

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The AS2 server in GoAnywhere MFT allows you to easily receive AS2 messages with files, including secure EDI X12 documents, from your trading partners. Trading partners can be authenticated using a combination of user credentials and X.509 certificates. When a message is received, you can have a trigger automatically process the received files. For instance, GoAnywhere could move the AS2 documents to another area on the network or call an application to process these files.

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AS2 Software

Simplified Administration

GoAnywhere MFT provides a browser-based interface for configuring and monitoring AS2, AS3, and AS4 protocol file transfers and workflows. Each administrator can be assigned different permissions in GoAnywhere with their own custom dashboards.

  • Configure AS2/AS3/AS4 file transfers and workflows using graphical wizards
  • Set up AS2/AS3/AS4 trading partners quickly
  • Easily create, import, and export X.509 certificates with AS2/AS3/AS4 certificate exchange
  • Receive automatic status alerts on AS2/AS3/AS4 transfers
  • View AS2/AS3/AS4 audit logs and analytical information
  • Exchange sensitive EDI and EDI X12 files with AS2/AS3/AS4 trading partners

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