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Accessing the /etc directory with FTP

If neither CIFS nor NFS is licensed on your storage system, you can still access the /etc directory with FTP.


  1. Enable FTP access on the storage system: options ftpd.enable on
  2. Set the default home directory to /etc: options ftpd.dir.override /vol/vol0/etc
  3. Connect to the storage system from a client, using FTP.
  4. Use the FTP get command to copy files from the storage system to your client so you can edit them.
  5. Use the FTP put command to copy the edited files from your client to the storage system.
  6. Turn off FTP access on the storage system:options ftpd.enable off