SteelHeadā„¢ Deployment Guide - Protocols : FTP Optimization
  
FTP Optimization
This chapter discusses File Transfer Protocol (FTP) behavior and configuration on the SteelHead, including how to configure in-path and QoS rules to accomplish specific functions. This chapter includes the following sections:
  • Overview of FTP
  • Configuring In-Path Rules
  • QoS Classification for the FTP Data Channel
  • FTP Optimization Considerations
  • SteelCentral Controller for SteelHead Mobile FTP Considerations
  • FTP is a standard network protocol used to copy a file from one host to another over a TCP/IP-based network. FTP is built on a client-server architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and server.
    By default, FTP optimization is enabled on all FTP connections.