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Log file detailed information

The log files in the log_history contain all of the events that occur on your FTP Today site. The log data is provided in CSV format.

The log files are best viewed in a spreadsheet application such as Excel. This will order the data in such a way as to present it in an easily understandable format. This is the contents of the logs for reference.

  • Date – Date of the event
    • Date and time in MM/DD/YEAR HH:MM:SS AM/PM Time zone is EST
  • Protocol – Protocol used
    • HTTPS - WebApp
    • SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer
    • SSH2 - SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer
    • FTPS – File Transfer Protocol Secure
  • Process – Process ID on the server of the event. The same process id is used for a single connection.
  • Port – Port the event occurred on
    • 21 – FTPeS (Explicit FTPS)
    • 22 - SFTP/SSH2
    • 990 - FTPS (Implicit FTPS)
    • 443 - HTTPS
  • IP Address – The IP address of the client
  • User – User account that performed the event
  • Command – Command issued
    • SFTP/SSH2/FTPS
      • ABOR - Abort an active file transfer.
      • ALLO - Allocate sufficient disk space to receive a file.
      • APPE - Append.
      • AUTH - Authentication/Security Mechanism.
      • CCC - Clear Command Channel.
      • CDUP - Change to Parent Directory.
      • CHANNEL_CLOSE - Closes a channel.
      • CHANNEL_EOF - A party will no longer send more data to a channel.
      • CHANNEL_OPEN - Opens a channel.
      • CHANNEL_REQUEST - Submits a channel request.
      • CHANNEL_WINDOW_ADJUST - Adjusts the window size of a channel.
      • CLOSE - Closes a file handle.
      • CWD - Change working directory.
      • DELE - Delete file.
      • EPRT - Specifies an extended address and port to which the server should connect.
      • EPSV - Enter extended passive mode.
      • EXIT - Disconnect.
      • EXTENDED - Returns file attributes given a path, without following symlinks.
      • FEAT - Get the feature list implemented by the server.
      • FSETSTAT - Modifies file attributes given a file handle.
      • FSTAT - Returns file attributes given a file handle.
      • HELP - Returns usage documentation on a command if specified, else a general help document is returned.
      • INIT - Sends client version numbers and extensions to the server.
      • KEXINIT - Request for key exchange.
      • LIST - Returns information of a file or directory if specified, else information of the current working directory is returned.
      • LSTAT - Returns file attributes given a path, without following symlinks.
      • MDTM - Return the last-modified time of a specified file.
      • MFMT - Modify the last modification time of a file.
      • MKD - Make directory.
      • MKDIR - Make directory.
      • MLSD - Lists the contents of a directory if a directory is named.
      • MLST - Provides data about exactly the object named on its command line, and no others.
      • MODE - Sets the transfer mode (Stream, Block, or Compressed).
      • NEWKEYS - Initiate use of new keys.
      • NLST - Returns a list of file names in a specified directory.
      • NOOP - No operation (dummy packet; used mostly on keepalives).
      • OPEN - Opens or creates a file, returning a file handle.
      • OPENDIR - Lists the contents of a directory if a directory is named.
      • OPTS - Select options for a feature (for example OPTS UTF8 ON).
      • OPTS_MLST - Configure the amount of information sent by the server in response to the MLST command.
      • PASS - Authentication password.
      • PASV - Enter passive mode.
      • PBSZ - Protection Buffer Size.
      • PORT - Specifies an address and port to which the server should connect.
      • PROT - Data Channel Protection Level.
      • PWD - Print working directory. Returns the current directory of the host.
      • QUIT - Disconnect.
      • REALPATH - Canonicalizes server-size relative path to an absolute path.
      • REIN - Re initializes the connection.
      • REMOVE - Removes a file.
      • RENAME - Renames a file.
      • REST - Restart transfer from the specified point.
      • RETR - Retrieve a copy of the file.
      • RMD - Remove a directory.
      • RMDIR - Remove a directory.
      • RNFR - Rename from.
      • RNTO - Rename to.
      • SERVICE_REQUEST - The client requests a service. Such as to request to authenticate.
      • SETSTAT - Modifies file attributes given a path.
      • SITE - Sends site specific commands to remote server (like SITE IDLE 60 or SITE UMASK 002).
      • SIZE - Return the size of a file.
      • STAT - Returns information on the server status, including the status of the current connection.
      • STOR - Accept the data and to store the data as a file at the server site.
      • STOU - Store file uniquely.
      • STRU - Set file transfer structure.
      • SYST - Return system type.
      • TYPE - Sets the transfer mode (ASCII/Binary).
      • USER - Authentication username.
      • USERAUTH_REQUEST - Authentication/Security Mechanism.
      • XMKD - Make a directory.
      • XPWD - Print the current working directory.
    • HTTPS
      • hChangeDirectory – Change to selected directory.
      • hDelete – Delete select file.
      • hGet – Download a file.
      • hList – List selected directory.
      • hLogin - User logged in.
      • hLogout - User logged out.
      • hMakeDir – Create a directory.
      • hPasteCopy - A file or directory was 'copied' to the in-app clipboard and then pasted back into the app
      • hPasteEnd - The paste process has ended.
      • hPasteMove - A file or directory was 'cut' to the in-app clipboard and then pasted back into the app
      • hPasteStart - A paste process is beginning. The command argument is the directory receiving the pasted files. All files currently on the in-app clipboard will have a hPasteCopy or hPasteMove entry following.
      • hPut – Upload a file.
      • hRemoveDir – Delete a directory.
      • hRename – Rename a file or directory.
      • hSharedConnect – Infinishare link was used.
      • hSharedGet - File downloaded via Infinishare.
      • hSharedPut - File uploaded via Infinishare.
      • hZipEnd - The download of the zipped file has ended. The status will show the number of files in the zip, which should match the number of hZipGet entries.
      • hZipGet - Each file included in the zip is logged with this entry showing the file path and actual (not-compressed) byte count. (Since files are not compressed in the zip, the effective byte count transferred is greater than the sum of the parts due to the zip overhead.)
      • hZipStart - Multiple files have been selected for download and are being zipped.
  • Arguments – The arguments issued with the Command
  • Filename – Filename in the Command
  • Bytes – Amount of data transferred in Bytes for the event
  • Status Code
    • HTTPS
      • 0 - Ok
      • 200 - Used on CWD and LIST.
      • 209 - Used for Paste Start/End, Zip start end.
      • 220 - Used when Infinishare Token and password are validated.
      • 230 - Used for normal web app login.
      • 231 - Used for normal Web app logout.
      • 250 - Used for a file download, upload. delete, move, etc.
      • 530 - Only used during a failed OTP verification: Wrong OTP, TOP timeout, OTP cancel.
    • FTPS/SFTP/SSH2
      • 0 - Ok
      • 110 - Restart marker reply.
      • 120 - Service ready in nnn minutes.
      • 125 - Data connection already open; transfer starting.
      • 150 - File status okay; about to open data connection.
      • 200 - Command okay.
      • 202 - Command not implemented, superfluous at this site.
      • 211 - System status, or system help reply.
      • 212 - Directory status.
      • 213 - File status.
      • 214 - Help message.
      • 215 - NAME system type.
      • 220 - Service ready for new user.
      • 221 - Service closing control connection.
      • 225 - Data connection open; no transfer in progress.
      • 226 - Closing data connection.
      • 227 - Entering Passive Mode (h1,h2,h3,h4,p1,p2).
      • 230 - User logged in, proceed.
      • 250 - Requested file action okay, completed.
      • 257 - "PATHNAME" created.
      • 331 - User name okay, need password.
      • 332 - Need account for login.
      • 350 - Requested file action pending further information.
      • 421 - Service not available, closing control connection.
      • 425 - Can't open data connection.
      • 426 - Connection closed; transfer aborted.
      • 450 - Requested file action not taken.
      • 451 - Requested action aborted: local error in processing.
      • 452 - Requested action not taken.
      • 500 - Syntax error, command unrecognized.
      • 501 - Syntax error in parameters or arguments.
      • 502 - Command not implemented.
      • 503 - Bad sequence of commands.
      • 504 - Command not implemented for that parameter.
      • 530 - Not logged in.
      • 532 - Need account for storing files.
      • 550 - Requested action not taken.
      • 551 - Requested action aborted: page type unknown.
      • 552 - Requested file action aborted.
      • 553 - Requested action not taken. File name not allowed.
  • Status Code Message – Status code message returned
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