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January 30, 2011 // 5:23 pm - This weekend jjolano has released OpenPS3FTP v1.1, an open source multi-threaded PS3 FTP Server application utilizing some functions from stoneMcClane's previously released PS3FTP.

The version 1.1 update below adds increased stability, performance, and some bugfixes detailed in the ReadMe file, v1.2 fixes passive mode, version 1.3 changes are detailed HERE, version 1.4 updates are outlined HERE followed by v1.5 changes HERE.

Download: OpenPS3FTP v1.0 / OpenPS3FTP v1.1 / OpenPS3FTP v1.2 / OpenPS3FTP v1.3 (Dev Version) / OpenPS3FTP v1.3 OpenPS3FTP v1.4 / OpenPS3FTP v1.4 (No Pass) / OpenPS3FTP v1.5 / OpenPS3FTP GIT

From the author: I haven't seen an open source ftp server that is multi-threaded, so I decided to code this up. Also, blackb0x ftp is just having problems for me since I use FileZilla and for some reason blackb0x doesn't like it.

Some functions are from stoneMcClane's PS3FTP, so credit to him for those.

OpenPS3FTP is an open source multi-threaded ftp server for the PS3. Made with PSL1GHT (kudos to those guys).

Default username: root
Default password: openbox

Features:

  • Passive mode support
  • Active mode support
  • Multiple worker support (multi-threaded)

Soon to come:

  • User and password database file (and maybe even directory restrictions)

Todo:

  • Fix chmod
  • Stability

In related PS3 homebrew news, SvenGDK via LuxDev has made available Multi Tools for PS3 v1.0.2 followed by Multi Tools for PS3 v1.1 and Multi Tools for PS3 v1.1.1 with some bugfixes and menu changes. To quote:

What changed on the menu?

  • Jailbreaks is now called Hacks
  • Options is now called Settings
  • Sign PKG is now called Sign PKG (.pkg) File
  • Report Bugs... is now called Open Reporter - Description: > ...
  • Hacks will contain a new feature on the next release, AsbestOS
  • All working CFWs for 3.55 will be shown
  • HDD icon changed ... :O!

Bugfixes and spelling changes:

  • Costum -> Custom
  • Background should now change properly on changing games
  • Download will be canceled on exiting the Downloader
  • After downloading, now only one messagebox appears

New Feature:

  • Win a prize! -> Sometimes there are some prizes to win over the Reporter...

What Features are included?

  • Manage your games
  • Easily copy games to other HDDs
  • Format a HDD to FAT32 (over 32GB)
  • Browse your PS3 with the FTP Browser
  • Sign Packages
  • Get some Game Patches like GT5 for 3.41 users
  • Save the game-folders path
  • Easy select your HDD for games on the menu

Changelogs: V1.0 -> V1.1

  • Report Bugs, broken Links or Feedback
  • New management system
  • No folder will be asked at starting
  • You can browse now your games folder
  • You get asked to save the selected games folder
  • Fixed Open Folder Bug
  • Downloader now in english
  • Better games detection
  • No admin rights required
  • FTP-Browser disabled for security reasons, will be available on next release with FTP-Tools!
  • "Get more [...]" added (Get more patches, hex files ...)

V1.0 -> V1.0.1 (2)

  • New management system
  • No folder will be asked at starting
  • You can browse now your games folder
  • You get asked to save the selected games folder
  • (2) Fixed Open Folder Bug


OpenPS3FTP v1.1 Arrives, an Open Source PS3 FTP Server App

OpenPS3FTP v1.1 Arrives, an Open Source PS3 FTP Server App

OpenPS3FTP v1.1 Arrives, an Open Source PS3 FTP Server App

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#38 - HeyManHRU - May 13, 2011 // 3:57 am
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Does this made FTPing any faster?

It's usually slow for me using MultiMANs FTP.

#37 - SwordOfWar - May 12, 2011 // 12:08 am
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Is this any better than the one included in MultiMan? Is MultiMan's FTP server based on the work of any other FTP server available or is it an original work by dean?

#36 - Virii2012 - May 10, 2011 // 9:39 am
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The FTP built into MultiMan is running in the background from the moment you start it up. Just find your ps3s IP # and connect on the default FTP port (21) using an anonymous login.

#35 - Lviv73 - May 10, 2011 // 8:54 am
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Can you tell where is the built in ftp in multiman?

I been looking for it for almost an hour and gave up, lol. Thanks in advance.

#34 - GrandpaHomer - May 10, 2011 // 2:10 am
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So - quick question for those in the know - are there any (major) benefits of using this comparing to FTP built in lets say MultiMAN?

#33 - PS4 News - May 10, 2011 // 12:34 am
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Today PlayStation 3 hacker jjolano has updated the open-source PS3 FTP homebrew application to OpenPS3FTP version 2.2 for both PS3 Custom Firmware and JailBreak users.

Download: OpenPS3FTP v2.2 for PS3 / Repo

To quote: OpenPS3FTP is a tiny ftp server.

Tested on PS3 firmware 3.55, but should work for any firmware.

OpenPS3FTP Features:

  • Transfer resuming
  • Multiple connections
  • CHMOD (file permission setting)
  • Almost all FTP commands are supported
  • Password setting

OpenPS3FTP Updates:

1.1 - stability, performance, and bugfix
1.2 - passive mode bugfix and other stuff
1.3 - REALLY BIG AND AWESOME UPDATE
1.4 - The finale
1.5 - Encore
2.0 - fresh start - as of version 2.0, OpenPS3FTP is located under Network.
2.1 - minor improvements
2.1.1 - more improvements and major fix
2.2 - rewrite for psl1ght v2 + fixes - as of version 2.2, any password is accepted by default.

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#32 - PS4 News - April 3, 2011 // 9:40 pm
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Here is another update to OpenPS3FTP v2.1 and the changelog below:

Download: OpenPS3FTP v2.1

Version 2.1 - April 2, 2011 changes:

  • Code optimizations
  • Some caching improvements (better response time)
  • File transfer code rewritten
  • More RFC compliance
  • Added more FTP commands
  • Changed LIST output format to EPLF

Another update by jjolano, OpenPS3FTP v2.1.1 download and changes as follows:

Download: OpenPS3FTP v2.1.1

Version 2.1.1 - April 3, 2011 changes:

  • More optimizations (improved response times)
  • Reverted LIST format to support old clients
  • Squished some bugs

#31 - sharks - March 24, 2011 // 1:11 pm
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Thanks a lot for this update. I used this a lot before using the ftp manager in Gaia. But i like to keep this one handy as i started with this app when using CFW for the first time.

#30 - oVERSoLDiER - March 24, 2011 // 6:38 am
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First of all, thanks for the update. Maybe he can implement "dev_blind" into this, would be cool.

#29 - PS4 News - March 24, 2011 // 3:37 am
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Today jjolano has updated his open-source PS3 homebrew FTP application to OpenPS3FTP v2.0 with the changes detailed below.

Download: OpenPS3FTP v2.0 / GIT

From the included Version 2.0 - March 23, 2011 changelog, to quote:

  • Changed ICON0.PNG
  • Moved to a different XMB category (now under Network)
  • Fixed another possible memory leak
  • Added "dev_dragon" to mount detection and warning list
  • Changed LIST command output format (again)
  • Added new algorithms and methods
  • Should support Remote Play (untested)
  • Added a better way to get the IP (no internet required anymore - thanks andoma)
  • Added /app_home and /host_root to listing exceptions as they cause problems
  • Now uses Hermes' sysfs sprx link instead of lv2 syscalls
  • Tweaks made to improve internal performance, stability, and reliability
  • Added a "screen saver" (simply blanks screen after 60 sec of no controller input)
  • Added an exit application button combination shortcut (SELECT + START)
  • Added an internal "retry system" designed to reduce failed transfers for small files
  • New git for v2.0 and later: http://git-hacks.com/openps3ftp

General Usage Tutorial : Just a small tutorial on the basics.

Prerequisites:

  • Custom Firmware (tested on 3.55, but should work for all)
  • A network connection

Installation:

  • Extract the pkg files from the archive and copy them into a USB drive
  • Connect the USB drive to your console and select the pkg file under the "Install Package Files" menu (found under Game)

    Note: The pkg file that you select should correspond to the custom firmware you are using. For example: if you have installed geohot's 3.55 jailbreak, use the file "openps3ftp.geohot.pkg". If not, use "openps3ftp.pkg". Users of CFW 3.55 kmeaw can use any pkg.

  • OpenPS3FTP is now installed!

Usage:

  • Launch OpenPS3FTP (found under Network)
  • Wait until you see text on the screen.
  • Connect to your console using an FTP client (such as FileZilla) with the IP address and port shown on the screen with user root and password openbox.
  • Now that you're connected, you can browse through and manipulate files on your console as if it were a folder on your computer.


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