File transfer can remain indefinitely in status "Connecting" and possibly end only days later, even after a restart of the agent.
This is bug of the AS400 Agent.
The Agent has a predefined Time Out that must be respected and must break down a currently executed file transfer.
The File transfer job can remain in status connecting the when the Source host cannot be reached.
Release : 12.3.8 Component : AS400 Agent
This bug is corrected and will be obtainable in the following releases:
Automation.Engine 12.3.8 HF2 -- already available.
Automation.Engine 12.3.9 -- available mid of june 2022
Automation.Engine 21.0.3 -- available end of may 2022