Introduction

IBM Aspera Connect Server is a web-based file transfer server built upon Aspera's FASP transport. Connect Server offers the following features:

Feature Description
FASP transport technology File transfer protocol that dramatically speeds transfers over IP networks by eliminating the fundamental bottlenecks in conventional technologies. FASP features bandwidth control, resume, transfer encryption, content protection, and data integrity validation.
Transfer server Allows an unlimited number of concurrent client transfers. Uses virtual links to manage aggregate bandwidth usage.
Connect Server Web UI A web-based interface that enables transfers for Aspera Connect clients. Includes the HTTP Fallback Server to allow clients without FASP connectivity to transfer using HTTP or HTTPS.
Connect Server application A graphical file transfer application for initiating and managing transfers, and for configuring transfer users and server settings.
Pre- and Post-Processing (Prepost) Executes customizable actions when transfer events - start and end of sessions and files - occur. An email notification script is included.
ascp command The command-line file transfer program.