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IT18617: IDLE TIMEOUT MIGHT TRIGGER ON THE FTP CONTROL CONNECTION WHILE THE DATA CONNECTION IS ACTIVE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using a FTP server front side handler with an idle timeout
    configured, the timeout can cause the data connection to be
    closed even if the data connection is actively being used to
    send data.
    

Local fix

  • Set the idle timeout to 0 (disabled).
    

Problem summary

  • Affected is the use of FTP server front side handler with an
    idle timeout.  When transferring a large file for which
    the transfer takes
    longer than the idle timeout, the control connection might
    close unexpectedly.  This behavior is not expected by
    applicable RFCs and might confuse the FTP client causing file
    transfer to fail.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT18617

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-12-30

  • Closed date

    2017-03-16

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-21

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • 0-0
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R752 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 7.1

Reference #: IT18617

Modified date: 21 March 2017