Note: Functionally identical versions of this display are used by the "SNMPv1/SNMPv3 Device Discovery," "Apply Firmware Updates," and "APC SNMP Device Configuration" wizards, as well as by Device File Transfer Settings, an SNMP Device Communication Settings option in the Device menu. A change saved in one display is reflected in all.
To use FTP for APC SNMP device access, FTP server access must be enabled at that device.
To use SCP for APC SNMP device access, Secure Shell version 2 (SSHv2) console access must be enabled at that device.
Lists the access settings the Data Center Expert server can use for FTP or SCP access to its monitored devices.
Username: The username used for access to a device.
By default, the Data Center Expert server can download firmware via FTP only to devices that use apc (lowercase) for the username and password. The credentials used for device access are identified in the "Edit Device File Transfer Settings" display.
IP or IP Range: The IP address, or range of addresses, at which the access settings support FTP or SCP communication.
FTP Port: The port used for FTP access to a device.
SCP Port: The port used for SCP access to a device.
Timeout: How long the server will wait before it considers that an attempt to access a device has failed.
Retry Limit: How many times the server will try to access a device, after the initial attempt failed, before it stops trying to access that device (1, by default).
Protocol: The protocol the transfer settings set will use to access devices (FTP only, SCP only, or Try SCP, fall back to FTP).