You can also enter authentication information for FTP:

Figure 16-11  General (FTP) Page

Enter the following fields:

General Parameters

ID -- The FTP authentication object name.

Use for EMS-- Checking this lets this application--the entire element management system (EMS)--use this authentication. Otherwise, authentications are only available to individual users who have permissions to use them.

If none of the associated credentials are marked Use for EMS then the software chooses the set of authentications to which the current user has access. Administrators typically use this capability to control access to cut-thru session capabilities (read vs. read-write) when a command line interface is present to the managed device.


Resync fails if you do not check this box.

Select FTP Parameters

User ID -- The User ID that this object uses to login to FTP.

Password -- The password for the User ID this object uses.

Confirm Password -- Confirm the password.

Confirm your entries here with File > Save or by clicking on the Save icon or button.