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Enabling file servers

Alfresco Content Services supports access using the FTP protocol. Use File Servers in the Admin Console to enable, configure, and disable these services.

  1. Open the Admin Console.
  2. In the Virtual File Systems section, click File Servers.

    You see the File Servers page.

  3. Set the File Systems properties:

    File Systems property Example setting What is it?
    File System Name Alfresco The name given to the file system when using WebDAV, or FTP.
  4. Set the FTP properties:

    FTP property Example setting What is it?
    FTP Enabled Yes This enables or disables the FTP server. This is disabled by default.
    Port 2121 This specifies the port on which the FTP server listens for connections.
    Dataport From   This specifies the lower limit of the range of data ports.
    Dataport To   This specifies the upper limit of the range of data ports.
  5. Click Save to apply the changes you have made to the properties.

    If you do not want to save the changes, click Cancel.

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