Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here


FTP Timeout settings

FTP Timeout settings

FTP Timeout settings

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">

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close