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Created 25 Mar 2007
Modified 07 Apr 2012

Article 2578

How To keep a connection open

Goal
To maintain an active connection to a server

How To

  1. Select Favorites > Edit Favorites from the SmartFTP menu. The SmartFTP Favorites window appears.
  2. From the SmartFTP Favorites window select the Favorite for which you want to use the Keep Alive feature. Right click on the Favorite and select Properties. The Properties dialog appears.
  3. Under the FTP > Connection option select Keep Alive. From the Keep Alive tab under the Options list select Use Favorite Settings.
  4. You can enable the Keep Alive feature for the selected Favorite under the Settings list. Select this to automatically send commands at random to the FTP server to keep a connection open.
  5. Choose the time interval SmartFTP will wait before sending a command to keep the connection alive.

Properties - Keep Alive - *.pdf

Keywords
keep, connection, open, alive