Applies to: All Reolink POE NVRs and IP cameras( E1 Zoom is included) except for all Reolink battery-powered cameras, Reolink wifi NVR system, Reolink E1, Reolink E1 Pro, B400, B800, D800, and Reolink Lumus

Note: Please verify that your FTP server is working properly before configuring FTP settings on Reolink PoE NVR software. If you don't have one, see how to build an FTP server on Your PC (Cerberus FTP Server).

You may follow the steps below to set up FTP via Reolink PoE NVR.


Step 1. Log in your NVR, and go to Menu >> Surveillance >> FTP >> Settings.


  • Server IP: Type in the IP address of your FTP server and enter the correct Port. The default value of the port is 21.
  • Username and Password: Enter the User Name and the Password of your FTP server. If your FTP server does not require a username and a password, please check Anonymous.
  • Remote Directory: Set an upload directory for the recordings to be uploaded to. You may also leave it blank.
  • File Length(MB): Set the length of each video package uploaded to the server.


Step 2. Configure the schedule of FTP upload. Check to select the channel you want to configure.



NoteNormal means that the camera will record 24/7 and Motion means that the camera will record only when a motion is detected.