minimal OBEX server based on obex-data-server


ods-server [options] profile path


ods-server provides a minimal OBEX server based on obex-data-server for receiving files over bluetooth. profile selects the UUID-128 profile ID to use, currently opp and ftp can be used as aliases for object push and obex ftp respectively. path is the target directory for received files.


-h, --help

show this help message and exit


ADDRESS of Bluetooth adapter to listen on. Default is 00:00:00:00:00:00

-p, --pairing

Require remote devices to be paired before allowing them to connect. Disabled by default

-r, --readonly

Disallow any write operations. Allowed by default

-t, --thumbnails

Require remote device to send thumbnails when using Imaging (BIP) server

-a, --ask-to-accept

Prompt user to accept or reject every file. By default all files are accepted


ods-server was written by Tadas Dailyda <> and is shipped as in the obex-data-server distribution

This manual page was written by Filippo Giunchedi <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

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