Have you tried a trace to see what packets are coming back from the
other side in each case (batch vs. interactive)?

Jeff Carey, MSIT, MBA
Senior Technical Support Specialist


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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jon S
Sent: Friday, May 06, 2011 10:43 AM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: FTP acting bizarre - hanging up

This is actually forced to go out through a route that is on a NIC that
gets started and stopped when this runs and is outside of the firewall.

Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 10:09:39 -0500
From: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: FTP acting bizarre - hanging up

If you insert a put or get command prior to the dir, does it also lock

up on the put/get?

If so, this is likely to be a firewall problem.

Though, I don't know why it'd work interactively... it may just be

On 5/6/2011 9:54 AM, Jon S wrote:

I have an FTP script that does the following:

user password
lcd blib
dir (disk

When I am doing this in a program overriding INPUT to a QTXTSRC
member, it hangs up on the dir (disk command. When I run this from a
command line manually keying in all of the same commands, it works just

This is using SSL and I did have to update the certificates on
Monday, but I don't know what that would have to do with this problem.

Does anyone have any ideas? I have never seen anything like this.



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