KB128: How to: Create a detailed log of FTP transmissions from your Director to your Player

Summary

You want to keep a log of all the communications information when you transmit from your Director to your Player through your FTP server.

Solution

Create a log file at the Display Director computer, Display Player computer or both.

To create an FTP communication log at the Display Director computer:

  1. On the Display Director computer, browse to C:\Program Files\Omnivex\Display 3\Director
  2. Open the Display.INI file using Notepad.
  3. Locate the line that reads [Logs].
  4. Place the cursor below the [Logs] heading and press ENTER to create a new line.
  5. Type FTPLogs=1
  6. Save the Display.INI file.

The log files are saved to: C:\Program Files\Omnivex\Display 3\Director\Logs\FTP Logs\<your FTP Server name>

To create an FTP communication log at the Display Player computer:

  1. From the Display Player computer, browse to C:\Program Files\Omnivex\Display 3\Player
  2. Open the Player.INI file using Notepad.
  3. Locate the line that reads [Logs].
  4. Change the FTPLogs value to 1.
  5. Save the Player.INI file.

The log files are saved to: C:\Program Files\Omnivex\Display 3\Player\Logs\FTP Logs