B2B FTP Adapter doesn't Pick Up Files from SPOOF FTP Server (Doc ID 1298218.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle B2B (Business to Business) - Version 10.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If you are using a spoof FTP (which behaves similar to VAN for directory listing and is not a VAN) server, which is
claimed to be a FTP service under VAN. And you are using B2B FTP adapter to copy the files across and you witness the below behaviors:

Fact/Assumption: The directory that you connect to is the root directory “/” and the files that need to copy over using FTP are available in the root directory.

The problem: You will notice in the transport log file that B2B FTP adapter does not bring the file listing when the URL is set to “/” or “ ” as per documentation.

Observations:

Observations when tried FTP commands on the command prompt no B2B involved :

<Connected to the server>

1. When only “ls” was issued we get file listing.


Observations in the transport log when B2B was set up to pool the FTP server:

<you will see the connection to the server in the log>

1. When only “/” was set as the url you will not get file listing.
2. When only “ ” was set as the url you will not get file listing.


If you are facing the above behavior, then you can follow this not to resolve the issue.

Cause

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