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Old 08-25-2009, 12:36 PM   #1
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FTP Session with Linux client and Windows server hangs at QUIT

Good afternoon,

I have a script that opens an FTP session, puts a file, gets a file, and closes the connection. Everything seems to go OK until the QUIT command.

The event log on the Windows side says that the FTP session closed with a timeout.

I turned on debug in the FTP session on the Linux end, and FTP client says that it sent the QUIT command, but did not get a response from the Windows FTP server.

Has anyone run into this before, or does someone have a suggestion on what to look at to get more information about the problem?

FTP Client: RHEL5 Linux 2.6.18-128.el5 #1 SMP Wed Dec 17 11:41:38 EST 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

FTP Server: Various Win2K and WinXP Boxen, IIS FTP Server
Old 08-26-2009, 09:06 PM   #2
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I get this problem with telnet/ssh/ftp sometimes as well, I've also wondered the problem. I don't use a script but it happens when I telnet into my router almost 100% of the time. =(

[edit] I just remembered!!! lol If I start a command in any of those, telnet/ssh/ftp ect... and then try and exit it hangs. But if I just login and exit it exits perfect. If I login to telnet run a command and then kill it I can exit.

Last edited by mushroomboy; 08-26-2009 at 09:09 PM.


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