Configure AFU to FTP server parameters

You can automatically upload recordings to an FTP server when you select FTP as the AFU protocol transfer type using the Admin panel.

The following table describes the parameters to configure for AFU to an FTP server.

FTP Automatic Upload Configuration Parameters

Name Description
Server address The IP address (or fully qualified domain name) of the FTP server.
Server port The port used by the target FTP server. Standard port is 21.
Login User name for the FTP server.
Password Password for the FTP user.
Use temp file Causes files to be named with .part extension on the server during active upload. When the upload completes, the file is renamed to the appropriate extension (.mov, .mp4 or .avi).


Configure AFU upload to an FTP server using the Admin panel

  1. From the Automatic File Upload configuration page, select FTP Client as the protocol transfer type.

  1. Specify the target Server address. If your system is configured with DHCP or has a valid DNS configuration (see Configure DHCP), you can use the server’s fully qualified domain name instead of the IP address.

  2. Specify the Server Port used for the target FTP server. The standard port is 21.

  3. Enter the FTP account username in the Login field.

  4. Enter the FTP account password in the Password field. The characters are masked with dots.

  5. Select Use temp file to name files with a temporary filename extension (.part) on the server until upload is complete.

  6. Click Apply.