authorization-attribute commands, refer to AAA Commands in the Security Volume.
When the device serves as the FTP server, if the client is to perform the write operations (upload,
delete, create, and delete for example) on the device's file system, the FTP login users must be
level 3 users; if the client is to perform other operations, for example, read operation, the device
has no restriction on the user level of the FTP login users, that is, any level from 0 to 3 is allowed.
FTP Server Configuration Example
As shown in
addresses are 188.8.131.52/16 and 184.108.40.206/16 respectively. An available route exists between Device
PC keeps the updated startup file of the device. Use FTP to upgrade the device and back up the
Set the username to abc and the password to pwd for the FTP client to log in to the FTP server.
Figure 2-3 Upgrading using the FTP server
Configure Device (FTP Server)
# Create an FTP user account ftp, set its password to pwd and the user privilege level to level 3 (the
manage level). Authorize ftp's access to the root directory of the flash, and specify ftp to use FTP.
[Sysname] local-user ftp
[Sysname-luser-ftp] password simple pwd
[Sysname-luser-ftp] authorization-attribute level 3
[Sysname-luser-ftp] authorization-attribute work-directory flash:/
[Sysname-luser-ftp] service-type ftp
# Enable FTP server.
[Sysname] ftp server enable
# Check files on your device. Remove those redundant to ensure adequate space for the startup file to
2-3, use Device as an FTP server, and the PC as the FTP client. Their IP