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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2005

    PS3 FTP Server Homebrew Application is Released!

    With the start of the real PS3 Scene, people sharing what they have - I decided to code up this little, horribly buggy PS3 FTP server homebrew app.

    Download: PS3 FTP Server Homebrew Application / PS3 FTP Server Homebrew Application (Mirror)

    It is an FTP Server for the PS3, with it, on a retail with your choice of "hack" to enable unsigned code it allows:

    - Full Read/Write access to all of "dev_hdd0" (including save areas, games, VM etc)
    - Full Read/Write access to "dev_flash2" and "dev_flash3"
    - Full Read/Write access to connected usb devices
    - Full Read access to "dev_flash"
    - Full Read access to "dev_bdvd"

    To use:

    Connect with your choice of FTP client - Prefered is the old "ftp" from the command line, however Filezilla seems to work, allowing only one connection, and disabling PASV support.

    Furthermore, the Server does not support some commands (like rename, of all things!) so make sure what you do counts!

    Use the IP shown on the screen - make sure to have your net connection up and running before hand (wired is so much faster)

    Connect to that IP, port 21, use the username: FTPD12345, and whatever password you like. I could have removed the username check in the library, but I'm lazy!

    Be careful, some of the flash contents ARE writable , nobody is responsible for what you do to your PS3 but you!


    - Can not write to dev_flash
    - Can not rename files
    - Buggy as hell (randomly crashes, blame Sony!)
    - Files > 4GB increments show as the difference, for example a 6GB file shows as "2gb", or a 11gb file shows as 3gb - It will download, well past 100% , just let it keep going!

    Finally, this app was coded quickly, by someone who can't code for the life of him. It mostly uses provided API's, and the GUI is based off of a sample - but, it gets the job done.

    Furthermore a tiny, tiny, super tiny bit of editing was done to the library to allow full access to the entire system, and the hack enabled the rest! Enjoy!

    PS3 FTP Server Homebrew Application is Released!

    PS3 FTP Server Homebrew Application is Released!

    PS3 FTP Server Homebrew Application is Released!

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  2. #2
    I have known about this for a while.. Awesome news guys!!!

    To the writer: Can you make this open source?

  3. #3
    Great Job, I was just about to ask if there is components of the sdk that we should experiment with like cellftp, mkfs, mount_hdd.

    I guess you have a jump start on that.

  4. #4
    Very Nice!!! THX for sharing

  5. #5
    Nice. The first useful homebrew.
    Thank you.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Hmm... i see i can write on virtually every Layer off HDD ... so if i somehow manage to get my hands on the lower FW i can flash it back with this tool ... or am i mistaken?

  7. #7
    That looks like some real talk

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    MUCH better than a "Hello World", CJPC! +Rep for the effort!

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    I Just hope with this, that some clever people will one - expand on it, and two, help remove some of the stupid limits on the PS3.

    Unsigned code is done, although repatched.

    Furthermore stuff like backing up your paid for games, or changing the DVD/BD region etc - would be very nice to have (MKV support too)

    Although, its just a wishlist, good luck!

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Well.. isn't that something

    ps1, ps2 and psp emu..

    not to mention what that revoke folder in flash3.. but this looks verrrry intesresting. Wonder where the PS3 saves the log files... hmm.

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