Set Up File Sharing

Yeastar P-Series Software Edition supports a file sharing feature, which allows you to access and share files that are stored in external storage devices (hard disk) of PBX from a local computer.


  • You have set up external storage devices on PBX.
  • You have stored desired data on external storage devices. For more information, see Manage Storage Locations.


Step1. Enable File Sharing feature on the PBX

Step2. Access the shared files on PC

Step1. Enable File Sharing feature on the PBX

  1. Log in to PBX web portal, go to System > Storage > File Sharing.
  2. In the File Sharing section, enable File Sharing and click OK in the pop-up window.
  3. Select the checkbox of Allow to Change Shared Files.
    Note: Ensure this option is selected otherwise you can not edit, upload or download the files in the shared file holder.
  4. In the Shared Folder Name field, specify a folder name to help you identify it.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Check and note down the Account and Password.

    • Account: share.
      Note: The Account name can not be changed.
    • Password: Auto-generated random password.
      • Click to check the password.
      • Click to generate a new random password.

Step2. Access the shared files on PC

  1. In the Windows search field, enter \\{IP address of the PBX}, then press Enter.
    For example, the IP address of the PBX is, then you should enter \\

  2. Double-click the shared folder.

    A pop-up window requires login credentials.

  3. In the pop-up window, enter the credentials.

    1. Enter the user name and password.
      • User name: Enter share.
      • Password: Enter the password.
    2. Click OK.

      You can now access the shared folder. If you have connected a hard disk drive to the PBX, there will be a subfolder harddisk for the files stored in the hard disk.

File Sharing FAQ

Windows 10 users cannot access the shared folder of the PBX
If you fail to access the shared folder and see the pop-up window shown as below, do as follows.

  1. Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features.

  2. On the left column of the window, click Turn Windows features on or off.
  3. In the pop-up window, check the option of SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support.

  4. Press Win + X, and select Windows Powershell(Admin).

  5. In the pop-up window, enter Set-SmbServerConfiguration –EnableSMB2Protocol $true, and press Enter.

  6. Press Enter again to execute the command.
  7. Reboot your computer and retry.