User's Guide

Version 1.2.1


2 Introduction to cosFileTransfer

2.1  Overview

The cosFileTransfer application is a FileTransfer Service compliant with the OMG Service CosFileTransfer.

Purpose and Dependencies

If a Virtual File System is started as 'FTP', the inets-2.5.4 application, or later, must be installed.

cosFileTransfer is dependent on Orber, which provides CORBA functionality in an Erlang environment, and cosProperty.


To fully understand the concepts presented in the documentation, it is recommended that the user is familiar with distributed programming, CORBA, the Orber and cosProperty applications.

Recommended reading includes CORBA, Fundamentals and Programming - Jon Siegel and Open Telecom Platform Documentation Set. It is also helpful to have read Concurrent Programming in Erlang.