IBM Aspera Faspex is a file exchange application built upon IBM Aspera Enterprise Server as a centralized transfer solution. With a web-based graphical user interface, Faspex offers more advanced management options for fasp high-speed transfer to match your organization's workflow. Faspex offers the following file-exchange and management features:

Feature Description
Web/Email-based Interface Simple web and email interface for exchanging files and directories.
Package Forwarding Enable users to forward file packages on the server to others (without re-uploading).
Permission Management Manage user permissions through workgroup/dropbox assignment or direct configuration.
Post-Processing Execute custom scripts after a transfer when certain conditions are met.
Email Notification Create customizable email notifications of Faspex events (such as receiving a package).
Directory Service Seamlessly integrate your organization’s Directory Service users and groups.

The following diagram illustrates how Faspex handles file transfers:

  1. A user accesses the Faspex website through a web browser.
  2. At this point, Faspex checks that IBM Aspera Connect is installed and up-to-date. If it is not, Faspex automatically prompts the user to download the latest version. Faspex alos returns the transfer server’s file list or an upload page based on the user’s request.
  3. When the user selects a file for download or upload, transfer information is passed to Connect.
  4. Connect establishes a connection with the transfer server and begins transferring the files.