Set Up FTP File Sharing

After setting up FTP File Sharing, Yeastar P-Series PBX System can work as an FTP server, you can access the files that are stored in the PBX external storage and local storage via FTP from a local computer.

Note: The default FTP port is 21. For security purpose, you can change the FTP port on System > Network > Service ports.

Procedure

Step1. Enable FTP on the PBX

Step2. Access the PBX files via FTP

Step1. Enable FTP on the PBX

  1. Log in to PBX web portal, go to System > Storage > File Sharing.
  2. In the FTP section, enable FTP.

  3. Select the checkbox of Access Files via FTP.
    Note: Ensure this option is selected otherwise you can not access the files stored in PBX external storage.
  4. Click Save.

    The PBX can now be used as an FTP server.

  5. Check the Account, and click the to check and note down the Password.

    Note: The FTP password is the same as the SSH password. If the SSH password is reset, the FTP password will be updated to the latest SSH password automatically.

Step2. Access the PBX files via FTP

  1. On a Windows PC, press Win + E to open a Windows Explorer window.
  2. In the address bar, enter the FTP address of the PBX ftp://{IP address of the PBX}, then press Enter.

    For example, the IP address of the PBX is 192.168.7.112, then you should enter ftp://192.168.7.112.

  3. In the pop-up window, enter the credentials to access the PBX files.

    1. Enter the user name and password.
      • User name: Enter support.
      • Password: Enter the FTP password.
    2. Click Log On.
      You will see the following folders that contain the files from PBX local storage and external storage.

  4. Optional: Enter the folder ftp_media to check the files stored in PBX external storage.
    The subfolders in this folder vary depending on the PBX external storage devices:
    • mmc folder for the files stored in SD card.

    • usb folder for the files stored in USB drive.
    • harddisk folder for the files stored in hard disk.
    Note: If no subfolder appears, check if the external storage device is connected to the PBX properly.

Result

Now you can check, edit, upload, and download the files that are stored in the PBX external storage and local storage according to your need via FTP.