Subject: Re: ftp timeouts disregard IDLE
To: Current NetBSD users <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/07/2000 09:36:23
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 07:58:05PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:

> I would *hope* that transferring data would also count against the
> idle timer - what if you were transferring one extremely long file
> over a slow link? Nothing is more frustrating than having to restart a
> transfer after several hours of seeming progress.

does the ftp proxy for ipf reset the counters for the control-port
session during a long transfer?  a certain other *nix's masquerade
modules don't, and I get hung ftp sessions after long transfers, since
the control port dissapears...

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |