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File Access and Protocols Feature Guide 13

OceanStor 18500 V3 and 18800 V3 Mission Critical Storage System V300R003

This document describes the implementation principles and application scenarios of the NAS feature. Also, it explains how to configure and manage NAS.
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Enabling the FTP Service

Enabling the FTP Service

Before creating a FTP share, check whether the FTP service has been enabled and whether parameters are correct.


You have logged in to the DeviceManager as an administrator that has the permission to view the file system structure. The following administrators have the permission:

  • Super administrator
  • Administrator


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settings > Storage Settings > File Storage Service > FTP Service.
  3. Configure FTP service parameters. The related parameters are shown in Table 5-5.

    Table 5-5  FTP Parameters





    Whether to enable FTP sharing. After this function is enabled, you need to set FTPS Connection Mode and Plaintext FTP.
    • FTPS Connection Mode: File Transfer Protocol over SSL (FTPS) is an encrypted FTP protocol. It supports two transfer modes:
      • Explicit: Port 21 is used for transferring by default.
      • Implicit: Port 990 is used for transferring by default.
      The implicit mode is more securer than the explicit mode.
    • Plaintext FTP: indicates whether to enable the plaintext FTP that is not encrypted. After the plaintext FTP is enabled, there may be security risks.

    [Default value]



    Enable, FTPS Connection Mode: Implicit

    Allow anonymous user access

    Whether anonymous users are allowed to access an FTP shared directory. After enabled, you must specify the shared directory, including file system and quota tree.

    The anonymous user has the permission restrictions below:
    • Cannot upload file starting with ..
    • No deleting or renaming file permission.

    [Default value]




    File System

    File system that is shared in FTP (mandatory).



    Quota Tree

    Level-1 directory of a file system (optional).



    Share Path

    The directory that the anonymous user can access. The path of such a directory consists of the File System and Quota Tree.



  4. Click Save.

    The Warning dialog box is displayed.

  5. Confirm the information in the dialog box and select I have read and understand the consequences associated with performing this operation, then click OK.

    The Success dialog box is displayed.

  6. Click OK to finish configuring FTP service global parameters.
Updated: 2019-08-14

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