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Remotely rebooting an Axis IP Camera via FTP


Here is the process to reboot the camera remotely via FTP.


1. In Windows open the Command Prompt


2. At the command prompt type in (without quotes) “FTP <ip address of the camera>”


3. You should be now asked to enter a username. Enter the username and password that you setup for the camera. The default is:


User: root

Password: <password>


4. Once you are logged into the camera type in this command press enter and re-type the command again and press enter again. The command is:

quote site reboot

(then press <enter>)



Make sure to enter this command in twice (Just press the up arrow after the first time and it should “re-type” it for you – press enter). It should respond: 200 Command Okay each time or something similar, then go dead as it reboots.

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How can I make a windows script to reboot the camera via FTP every day?

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