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FTP job failing - Port command unsuccessful

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Article ID: 42170

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Products

DSERIES- SERVER CA Workload Automation DE - System Agent (dSeries)

Issue/Introduction

Issue: 

An FTP job submitted to the Agent failed showing following error in the output:

501 Server cannot accept argument. 
Upload failed: "PORT is unsuccessful"

Environment:  

CAWA System Agent 11.3.x

Cause: 

The ftp data port (chosen randomly by the ftp protocol) on the agent side is blocked on the networking media.

Resolution:

Set the agent's ftp client to work in passive mode; add following parameter into the agentparm.txt file:

ftp.passive=true

and restart the agent

 

 

Environment

Release: WKLOEB01300-11.3-Workload Automation-Agent for Oracle EBusiness Ste
Component: