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FTP Monitoring

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FTP Opspack

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

FTP is built on a client-server model architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and the server. FTP users may authenticate themselves with a clear-text sign-in protocol, normally in the form of a username and password, but can connect anonymously if the server is configured to allow it. For secure transmission that protects the username and password and encrypts the content, FTP is often secured with SSL/TLS (FTPS). SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is sometimes also used instead, but is technologically different.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
FTP Checks if the port is open and working

FTP Opspack

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network. FTP is built on a client-server model architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and the server. FTP users may authenticate themselves with a clear-text sign-in protocol, normally in the form of a username and password, but can connect anonymously if the server is configured to allow it. For secure transmission that protects the username and password and encrypts the content, FTP is often secured with SSL/TLS (FTPS). SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is sometimes also used instead, but is technologically different.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
FTP Checks if the port is open and working.

Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'Network Services - FTP' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the host template

Add Opspack to host

Step 2: Reload and the system will now be monitored

View host service checks

Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'Network Services - FTP' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the Host Template

Add the Network Services - FTP Host Template to your Opsview Monitor host.

For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Host Templates to Hosts.

Step 2: Apply changes and the system will now be monitored

View Service Checks

v1.0-opsview-5

ODI-604 Release Opspacks to GitHub

Initial upload of existing Opspacks to GitHub

v2.0-opsview-6

ODI-1154 Release Opspacks for Opsview Monitor 6.0

Initial release of Opspack to work with Opsview Monitor 6.0