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FTP Timeout settings

FTP Timeout settings

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we are trying to use optimum time clocks with our as400.

we are having periodic issues where we cannot pull data from the time clocks via FTP, and it may be timing out.

is there any way of changing how long the 400 waits before it drops the connection?

we have already addressed an issue where the 400 was opening the connection on port 20 or 21 and then transfering data via other ports (which were blocked by firewall).  we used the information below to force the 400 to use just the standard ftp ports:

"
The mode (Passive or Port) is determined by the FTP client.
The AS/400 client defaults to Passive mode, starting at V4R2M0.

The default can be changed to "Port mode" using the following command
to create a data area:

<font color="blue">
CRTDTAARA DTAARA(QUSRSYS/QTMFTPPASV) +
TYPE(*LGL) AUT(*USE)
</font>
"

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