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How to disable the FTP site for the ECC21, EGX200, and EGX400

Published date: 11 May 2018

Issue
Customer would like to disable the site for security purposes

Product Line
ECC21, EGX200, and EGX400

Environment
FTP sites and security

Cause
A user may need to disable FTP on TCP Port 21 due to security requirements.

Resolution
To disable FTP in the ECC21/EGX200/EGX400, use any software that would allow a modbus register write to the device.
 
For the EGX use Device ID = 255 
For the ECC use Device ID = 254
 
Enable register list writes:
Write 0xAAAA to register 8000
 
Disable FTP:
Write 0xBB00 to register: 809 for the ECC or 975 for the EGX
 
Reboot the device:
Write 0x8080 to register 8000

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