Manually starting the FTP agent on a UNIX computer

You can manually start the FTP Agent on a UNIX Computer.

About this task

By default, the FTP agent listens on port 58084. You will need this information when you define the FTP server as a managed server in IBM® Sterling Control Center Monitor.


  1. Log in as root or as the user who installed the engine.
  2. Change the current working directory on the computer where the FTP agent is installed to FTPAgentInstallDir/bin.
  3. Type ./