The file transfer via FTP uses the access control and confidentiality security options of the FTP.
FTP is disabled by default by the Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony security policy. However, FTP can be enabled on the billing and management subnets for specific interface partners.
The supported FTP confidentiality options vary by interface and include the following:
External Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony AssistantParent topic: File Transfer Security
FTP transfers may be protected via IPSec (Internet Protocol Security).
Basic traffic tool
SFTP (Secure FTP) is used to securely retrieve data from Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony.
CDR (Call Detail Record) delivery
If the billing server initiates CDR transfer (als known as file transfer by pull), either FTP or, if the billing server supports it, SFTP (Secure FTP) can be used.
OS-level FTP for management of the Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony Linux servers
Secure FTP is supported.