PollCat NetLink-VIP & PollCat NLJ-VIP - User’s Guide
16.5.2. Retrieving Data Using FTP Server
Since the FTP Server feature will function with a variety of different FTP
clients (e.g. DOS FTP, WS FTP, etc.), the exact procedure will differ
slightly depending on the client used. Although this section describes the
general concept for transferring data using the DOS FTP client, note that
the general concept can also be applied to other FTP clients.
Note: When the FTP Server feature retrieves data, records cannot
be selected according to the alarm clue matched.
1. From the DOS prompt at your remote PC, type FTP ipaddress
and press [Enter] (where ipaddress is the IP address assigned to
the VIP unit.) Note that the VIP's IP address is set using the Network
Parameters menu as described in Section 5.4.5.
2. The FTP Server (the VIP) will acknowledge that a connection has been
made, and that the VIP FTP server is ready. The FTP client will then
prompt you to enter your username. Key in your username and then
press [Enter]. Note that the username is deﬁned using the FTP Server
Conﬁguration menu as described in Section 16.5.1.
3. If the valid username is entered, the FTP Server will return a message
which indicates that the username was accepted. The DOS FTP client
will then prompt you to enter your password. Key in your password
and press [Enter]. Note that the password is deﬁned using the FTP
Server Conﬁguration menu as described in Section 16.5.1.
4. If the valid password is entered, the FTP Server will return a message
which indicates that the login was accepted, and the FTP client will
display the "FTP>" prompt.
Note: The VIP will allow three attempts to enter a correct user
name or password.
5. At the "FTP>" prompt, type dir and press [Enter]. The FTP Server
(the VIP) will return a directory listing which indicates the names and
status of the various ﬁles which contain the buffered call data.
a) Each ﬁle will contain a speciﬁc type of data, received from a
speciﬁc VIP input port (e.g., PBX Port A.) The name of each ﬁle
indicates the Data Type and Source Port for all records contained
in the ﬁle. For more information on ﬁle names for the FTP Server
function, please refer to Section 16.5.3.
b) The directory listing will also indicate the number of records in
each ﬁle, and the "Free" status of each ﬁle. Any ﬁle which is
currently partitioned to another user will be listed as "Locked."