Diplomat MFT Standard Edition

Integrate secure file transfer into business processes.

Your organization has a lot going on and you’re sending and receiving a lot of sensitive data. Maybe you’re a healthcare provider handling a lot of electronic health records and insurance files under HIPAA; or you’re a financial service provider whose customers trust you to handle their digital assets reliably and securely; or maybe you’re a retailer working with suppliers, payment card processors, employee data, and other vendors who need certain files on time and securely. Whatever your industry, or file transfer needs, Diplomat MFT Standard Edition gives you the security and reliability you need, at a performance level you can rely on.


Standard Edition Benefits

Simplify file transfer management

Manage all of your secure file transfer jobs with one solution. Diplomat MFT Standard Edition schedules and runs file transfers to or from FTP, SFTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, email or SMB servers. Select source files based upon a trigger file condition, so that an existing file with a different extension (like “.go” or “.ready”) is present before a given file is transferred. And, you can PGP-encrypt files before delivery or decrypt incoming files before writing them to your local network – all in a single job.

Set up, test, and schedule file transfer jobs using an intuitive point-and-click interface. No more time-consuming programming with events, triggers, and “do” loops.

Install Diplomat MFT Standard Edition in one location to pick up or drop off files anywhere on your local network. No need to install in multiple locations.

Add secure file transfer to business processes

Initiate complex file transfer jobs with a single command using Diplomat MFT Scripting Agent. Create a Diplomat job that specifies how to send files to your trading partner. Then, add a Diplomat job request to any business process that needs to transfer files to your partner.

Sensitive data, such as passwords or pass-phrases, are only decrypted when a Diplomat job requests it. So, no plaintext passwords or pass-phrases are stored on disk in scripts or in the Diplomat database.

Quickly resolve problems

When a file transfer job fails, you receive an email message with log entries for the failed file transfer job. Diplomat MFT Standard Edition’s email messages provide information on every step of a file transfer job to help you quickly identify and resolve file transfer problems.

Use the integrated log viewer to diagnose file transfer or PGP encryption problems. You can filter log entries by Transaction ID, date or other strings to select only the log entries you need to diagnose the problem.

When an error occurs during a file transfer job, Diplomat MFT Standard Edition re-attempts the failed step before giving up. Fewer failures mean you spend less time troubleshooting.

Improve security

Use single or two-factor authentication to protect Diplomat MFT Standard Edition from unauthorized use. Authenticate users automatically with their network identity or by entering a Diplomat username and password – or both.

Manage access by setting user privileges, password policies and session expiration. Manage user connections through an administrative dashboard.

Track user activity on screen and in log files. Every Diplomat screen displays the user, network location and time the data was most recently updated. Plus, updates to file transfer job data are captured permanently in Diplomat logs.

Create audit trail job history reports. Diplomat MFT Standard Edition has a built-in audit trail to capture and report on every file transfer job.

Standard Features

Job Setup

Transfer files on your local network or using FTP, FTPS, and SFTP, emailHTTPHTTPS, or SMB servers

Select source files by date, sequence number, and other wildcards, including the ability to designate a trigger file pattern name so that a corresponding trigger file must exist prior to sending a file

Choose how to handle source files after transfer: delete from source, or move to a folder at the source location after successful transfer, or move to an error location upon failure

Use a forward proxy server for added security

Set up, test, and schedule file transfer jobs with an intuitive point-and-click user interface

Set up file transfer jobs to:

  • PGP encrypt, decrypt, sign or verify files
  • ASCII-armor, compress, or canonicalize files
  • Overwrite existing files
  • Delete source files
  • Fail job if no files are found
  • Use wildcards to identify source files
  • Rename files during transfer
  • Use temporary filenames when writing destination files

*Features in bold are not available in Diplomat MFT Basic Edition.

Problem Resolution
  • Send job status email including detailed error messages
  • Send emergency paging notices for file transfer problems
  • Manage log files with integrated log file viewer and automated log file deletion

*Features in bold are not available in Diplomat MFT Basic Edition.

Job Management
  • Initiate Diplomat file transfer jobs via command line with batch scripts and third-party schedulers using Diplomat MFT Scripting Agent
  • Folder monitoring to trigger file transfer jobs when new files arrive
  • Schedule jobs by minute, hour, day, week or month
  • Exclude transfer jobs on specified days
  • Set number of job execution retries
  • Run ad hoc file transfer jobs with immediate on-screen job status

*Features in bold are not available in Diplomat MFT Basic Edition.

  • Encrypt outbound files with multiple PGP keys
  • OpenPGP-compliant to work with PGP and OpenPGP tools
  • Create, import and export PGP keys and key rings
  • Use OpenPGP keys to encrypt, decrypt, sign and verify files
  • Use SSH keys and SSL certificates to authenticate secure FTP logins

*Features in bold are not available in Diplomat MFT Basic Edition.

Business Risk Management
  • Administer login credentials for single or two-factor authentication
  • Track user activity on screen and in log files
  • Archive files to primary and additional locations
  • Create audit trail job history reports
  • SSL-protect (TLS) connections between Diplomat MFT Service and other Diplomat components
  • Encrypt passwords, pass-phrases and other sensitive data. No data written to registry.
  • Backup, merge and restore file transfer job set-up data

*Features in bold are not available in Diplomat MFT Basic Edition.

Technical Specifications

Components & Platforms

• Windows Server 2012 R2 through 2022
• Linux (glibc 2.5 or higher)

• Any system supporting Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8 or higher

• Windows 10
• Windows Server 2008 R2 through 2022
• Linux (glibc 2.5 or higher)

• Chrome
• Firefox
• Edge
• Safari

File Transfer Protocols



  • SMTP
  • POP3
  • IMAP


  • HTTP


  • SMB 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0
OpenPGP Encryption


  • AES (up to 256-bit keys)
  • Blowfish (up to 448-bit keys)
  • CAST5
  • DES (56-bit keys)1
  • IDEA (128-bit keys)1
  • Safer (128-bit keys)1
  • Triple DES (56-bit keys)
  • Twofish (up to 256-bit keys)1


  • DSA (1024-bit key only)
  • El Gamal (up to 4096-bit keys)
  • RSA (up to 4096-bit keys)


  • MD21, MD5
  • RIPEMD-160
  • SHA-512, SHA-384, SHA-256, SHA-224, SHA-1

1 Only supports decrypting existing messages encrypted with algorithm or encrypting to existing keys specifying algorithm as preferred cipher.

OpenPGP Interoperability
  • McAfee® E-business Server v8.0 or later
  • Symantec®s PGP Command Line v9.0 or later
  • Any other OpenPGP-compliant product

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