How to Set a Welcome Message to an Externally Accessible FTP Server
Welcome messages are server-wide settings and apply to all users and groups unless they have their own welcome message defined.
- Access the server preferences in .
- Click the name of the server you want to edit.
- At the bottom of the page, click Welcome.
- Change the welcome messages as necessary.
Option Description _!SERVER_NAME!_ The name of the FTP server. _!OS_VERSION!_ The operating system and its version. _!SERVER_UPTIME!_ The amount of time the server has been up. _!BYTES_UP!_ and _!BYTES_DOWN!_ The amount of data uploaded and downloaded. These variables behave differently when used in the pre-login or post-login messages. In the pre-login message, they represent a server-wide value, while in the post-login message they represent the amount of data transferred by the user. _!TOTAL_LOGINS!_ The number of successful logins to the FTP server. Only valid in the pre-login message. _!GOOD_LOGINS!_ and _!BAD_LOGINS!_ The number of logins and unsuccessful login attempts. Only valid in the post-login message. _!LAST_LOGIN!_ The last successful login by the user. Only valid in the post-login message.
- Click Apply.
Results: Clear the Show RemotelyAnywhere welcome banner option to disable this message.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022