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File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another and is commonly used to upload content from a client computer to a virtual site. Basic FTP settings can be managed here.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Settings

Enable FTP

Turn File Transfer Protocol (FTP) functionality on or off. Default: Off. Service must be enabled in order to permit FTP. NOTE: Anonymous FTP access for a specific site can be configured by going to Anonymous FTP in the Services menu under Site Management for the site.

Enable FTPS

Turn FTPS (FTP with SSL/TLS) functionality on or off. FTPS runs on port 990/TCP and allows a secure connection to the FTP server. It should be the preferred method for connecting to FTP. FTP clients should use 'explicit FTP over TLS“ to be able to make use of this feature. NOTE: FTPS differs from and should not be confused with SFTP. The BlueOnyx server supports FTPS, but does not support SFTP.

Hostname Lookups

This turns on hostname lookups for the FTP server. This causes the server to do a DNS lookup on the client IP when it connects to the server, and record it in the log files. This hostname information is then available in the server usage FTP reports. Without this feature, only client IP addresses are reported in the FTP server usage domain report. WARNING: Enabling this option will decrease the performance of your FTP server and is not recommended in most cases.

Maximum Connection Rate

Enter the maximum number of allowed connections per minute. New connections will be denied if the connection rate has reached this limit.

userguide/ftp/ftpmanager.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/22 21:14 by