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Configuring the FTP Server for Log Rotation (SRC CLI)

 

This procedure is optional. You are not required to configure a remote FTP server. If you do not configure a server, the SRC file upload client simply deletes the older files and compresses and stores the specified n number of the most recent files in the backup directory.

Note

The SRC software uses passive mode on the outgoing connections to the FTP server. The FTP server must support passive mode.

Use the following configuration statements to configure the FTP server used for log file rotation:

To configure the FTP server information for log file rotation:

  1. (Optional) From configuration mode, access the configuration statement used to configure the FTP server. In this sample procedure, the upload client is named acct_file and the server is named kimberly.

  2. Specify the FTP server to connect to for file uploading.

  3. (Optional) Specify the username to log in to the FTP server.

  4. (Optional) Specify the password to log in to the FTP server.

  5. (Optional) Configure the port number for the FTP server.

  6. Specify the directory on the remote server where you want to store the uploaded files.

  7. Verify the configuration for the remote FTP server.