October 20, 2004 Hey, Ted
When I log in to our iSeries system through an FTP client, a message informs me that my connection will close if it remains idle for more than five minutes. Sometimes I have several tasks to perform between FTP commands, and the system times me out. Can I increase the time-out setting?
The FTP server controls the inactivity time-out. The default setting for this value is 300 seconds, but it can be changed with the Change FTP Attributes (CHGFTPA) command. Since you’re working from the client side, you can change the timeout interval for your session by running the