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FTP Agent: SFTP connection is left open when using the same connection object in HostA and HostB


Article ID: 84745


Updated On:


CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


When using the same connection object in HostA/From and HostB/To, a connection is left open.

This can happen while transferring a file, but also when only executing the command "

This will eventually add up and use up memory and the FTP agent will go down due to heap size growing too large.


The RA FTP Agent did not close both connections after copying a file using the same connection object for both connections.


Release: AOMVMW99000-4.0-Automic-Operations Manager-VMware vCenter Agent


Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s): RA FTP Solution NoWeb/RA FTP Solution

RA FTP Solution 4.0.4 - Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Create a duplicate connection object, and use the original and duplicate connection for HostA and HostB, respectively.