FTP File Transfer Protocol support

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Software release 2.1.7 feature.

Usage

You can transfer a file from the camera to your host computer using the FTP protocol.

  • user: root
  • password: <no password>
  • communication: passive
  • home directory: /
  • modify to camera file system: prohibited
  • reading and writing SD card: directory /mnt/sdcard
  • reading and writing USB storage device: directory /mnt/usb

commands:

tfischer@edgertronic.com:~$ ftp 10.11.12.13
ftp> passive
ftp> cd /mnt/sdcard
ftp> ls
ftp> quit

Configuration

You can replace the files /etc/inetd.conf (to enable write to camera file system) and/or /etc/password (to set a FTP login password) as described in Configuration Files.

There are several ftpd options.

ftp     stream  tcp     nowait  root    ftpd    ftpd -w    /

You can fetch the current inetd.conf via http://10.11.12.13/static/etc/inetd.conf

Modify the file, save it to the SD card root directory, and power on the camera to install the inetd.conf from the SD card to /etc/inetd.conf