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What's New for Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service

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What’s New in Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service

Learn about the new and changed features of Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service.

Note:

Although Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service is licensed separately from Oracle SOA Cloud Service, it is provisioned as a service type (MFT Cluster) in the Oracle SOA Cloud Service provisioning wizard. See also What's New for Oracle SOA Cloud Service.

May 2020 — Release 20.2.1

Field Description
Support for Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service 12c (12.2.1.4)

Oracle SOA Cloud Service can be provisioned to use Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.4 for the MFT Cluster service type. See About the Components of Oracle SOA Cloud Service in Administering Oracle SOA Cloud Service in a Customer-Managed Environment.

Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.3 is also supported. You can not provision new Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances to use Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.2 or 12.1.3.

The Oracle Help Center pages and Using Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service include links to the 12.2.1.4 guides.

August 2018 — Release 18.3.3

Feature Description
   

Support for Oracle Managed File Transfer 12c (12.2.1.3)

Oracle SOA Cloud Service can be provisioned to use Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.3 for the MFT Cluster service type.

Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.2 is also supported. You can not provision new Oracle SOA Cloud Service instances to use Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.1.3.

The Oracle Help Center pages and Using Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service include links to the 12.2.1.3 guides.

April 2018 — Release 18.2.1

The following new feature was added for this release.

Feature Description
Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service support in UCM account Universal Credits subscription — In the Universal Credits subscription model, you commit to pay a certain amount up-front annually, based on a monthly cost estimate. Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service is available in the existing UCM or New UCM accounts.
  • Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service can be chosen as a service type (MFT Cluster) from the Oracle SOA Cloud Service provisioning wizard.

  • Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service OCPUs will be metered as Oracle SOA Cloud Service OCPUs.

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic regions can be selected during provisioning based on the data regions set up in the customer's UCM account.

    See About Universal Credits and Buying an Oracle Cloud Subscription.

July 2017 — Release 17.3.1

The following new features were added for this release.

April 2017 — Release 17.2.1

The following new features were added for this release.

Feature Description

Metadata framework (MDF) support

MDF provides a unified metadata management framework. This framework provides a different look and feel in the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console and Oracle SOA Cloud Service provisioning wizard.

See About the User Interfaces of Oracle SOA Cloud Service and Using the Provisioning Wizard in Administering Oracle SOA Cloud Service in a Customer-Managed Environment.

Note: If you are currently using scripts with the Oracle SOA Cloud Service REST APIs, your scripts will not work with the Oracle SOA Cloud Service 17.2.1 software uptake. You must recode any automated scripts.

February 2017 — Release 17.1.3

The following new features were added for this release.

Feature Description

Support for Oracle Managed File Transfer 12c (12.2.1.2)

Oracle SOA Cloud Service can be provisioned to use Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.2.

When running the provisioning wizard, note that software image version 12.2.1.2 has replaced version 12.2.1. You cannot upgrade from 12.2.1 to 12.2.1.2. Instead, provision a new instance of 12.2.1.2, which provides multinode clustering support.

Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.1.3 is still supported.

See Administering Oracle SOA Cloud Service in a Customer-Managed Environment. For information about Oracle Fusion Middleware, see the Oracle Fusion Middleware documentation.

Multinode clustering support in 12.2.1.2

Multinode support is available with the MFT Cluster service type. You can use this service type in production mode.

Oracle Traffic Director 12c

Oracle SOA Cloud Service now uses Oracle Traffic Director Release 12c. Starting with Release 12c, Oracle Traffic Director administration tasks are performed from Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control. When accessing Oracle Traffic Director from the Oracle SOA Cloud Service Console, you are directed to Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control:

https://hostname/em

Import private keys in Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service Console 12.2.1.2

You can import a private key from the Keys tab on the Keystores Management page of Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service Console 12.2.1.2. The private key is used by the MFT server to start the sFTP server so clients can connect to it using the SSH protocol. This action provides an alternative to using WSLT commands to import the key in 12.2.1.2, as described in the Oracle By Example (OBE) tutorial Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service Post-Provisioning Task - Setting Up the MFT Embedded sFTP Server.

If you are using Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.1.3 or 12.2.1, you must still use WLST commands.

To import a private key in the Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service Console, see Using Oracle Managed File Transfer.

August 2016 — Release 16.3.3

Feature Description
Full multi-node cluster and scale-out support is now available for 12.1.3 instances.

You can now provision 12.1.3 multi-node clusters and scale out those nodes as described in Administering Oracle SOA Cloud Service in a Customer-Managed Environment.

July 2016 — Release 16.3.1

Note:

To see a list of new features in version 12.2.1 of Oracle Managed File Transfer, see What's New in This Guide for Release 12.2.1.
Feature Description
Support for Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1

Oracle SOA Cloud Service can be provisioned to use Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1.

Note that for release 16.3.1, multi-node clusters are not available for the Oracle Managed File Transfer 12.2.1. You can only provision single node clusters and you cannot scale a single node cluster out.

Two new tutorials are available that describe in detail how to complete post-provisioning tasks required for Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service.

The following new tutorials are available on the Oracle Managed File Transfer Oracle Help Center Tutorials page:

May 2016 — Release 16.2.3

The following new features were added for this release.

Feature Description
Three new tutorials are available that describe in detail how to complete prerequisite tasks required for provisioning Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service. Provisioning is described in Provisioning Oracle Managed File Transfer Cloud Service.

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