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NX - access files on FTP via HTTP

martingmarting Junior MemberPosts: 20

Guessing this is a long shot but... Is there a way on the NX platform to view/download the files that show up on the root of the FTP via HTTP?

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  • John NagyJohn Nagy CineTouch Product Manager Posts: 1,657

    Yes.
    If you watch an FTP session log, you'll see that an FTP connection to the NetLinx is automatically changed to the working directory "doc:user"... so if you type the Netlinx IP with that extension, you find your files listed.

    This example results from the netlinx url as http://192.168.1.201/doc:user/

  • martingmarting Junior Member Posts: 20
    edited August 13

    Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, does not seem to work in my case (NX running v1.6.175). I just get a 404 at that URL.

    Wonder if that was an NI-only thing?

    I tried using your method to get additional info but this is all I get in the FTP log:

    Status: Resolving address of [name]
    Status: Connecting to [IP]:21...
    Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
    Status: Insecure server, it does not support FTP over TLS.
    Status: Logged in
    Status: Retrieving directory listing...
    Status: Calculating timezone offset of server...
    Status: Timezone offset of server is 0 seconds.
    Status: Directory listing of "/" successful

    ...and of course, http://[IP]/ is just the main login page.

  • John NagyJohn Nagy CineTouch Product Manager Posts: 1,657

    Yes, I just tried on an NX and got exactly what you did. Sorry.
    I tried a variety of path attempts. Nope.

  • martingmarting Junior Member Posts: 20

    Okay thanks for checking. Guessing it was removed in the name of "security"...

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