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Created 25 Mar 2007
Modified 07 Apr 2012
How To keep a connection open
To maintain an active connection to a server
- Select Favorites > Edit Favorites from the SmartFTP menu. The SmartFTP Favorites window appears.
- 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.
- Under the FTP > Connection option select Keep Alive. From the Keep Alive tab under the Options list select Use Favorite Settings.
- 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.
- Choose the time interval SmartFTP will wait before sending a command to keep the connection alive.
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