FTPClient.Listnames(): Unexpected 550 When FTP ADAPTER Connects to AIX

(Doc ID 394701.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager - Version to [Release AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 20-Sept-2010
***Checked for relevance on 05-Apr-2013***


FTP adapter is not picking up files and bpel process state sets to OFF when ftp adapter is connecting to a remote machine running AIX platform.

The problem occurs when ftp adapter tries to list files on a remote box.

The following is an extract from the domain.log file

<2006-08-08 18:16:39,469> <DEBUG> <default.collaxa.cube.engine.dispatch>
<LogProcessEventMessageHandler::handle> Processing log process event message
<2006-08-08 18:16:39,469> <DEBUG> <default.collaxa.cube.engine.data>
<ConnectionFactory::getConnection> GOT TX CONNECTION 1 Autocommit = false
<2006-08-08 18:16:39,484> <DEBUG> <default.collaxa.cube.engine.data>
<ConnectionFactory::closeConnection> CLOSE TX CONNECTION 0
<2006-08-08 18:16:39,484> <DEBUG> <default.collaxa.cube.engine.dispatch>
<BaseDispatchSet::acknowledge> Acknowledged message log process event message
<2006-08-08 18:16:39,531> <ERROR> <default.collaxa.cube.activation> <FTP Adapter::Inbound>
FTPClient.listNames(): unexpected 550 is encountered.
<2006-08-08 18:16:39,531> <DEBUG> <default.collaxa.cube.activation> <FTP Adapter::Inbound> Error
retrieving polled files.
<2006-08-08 18:16:39,531> <DEBUG> <default.collaxa.cube.activation> <FTP Adapter::Inbound>
Error in listing files in the remote directory.
Unable to list file in remote directory.
Check the error stack and fix the cause of the error. Contact oracle support if error is not

at oracle.tip.adapter.ftp.FTPClient.listFiles(FTPClient.java:598)
at oracle.tip.adapter.ftp.FTPAgent.getFileList(FTPAgent.java:272)
at oracle.tip.adapter.file.inbound.FileSource.getFileList(FileSource.java:199)
at oracle.tip.adapter.file.inbound.PollWork.pollFiles(PollWork.java:217)
at oracle.tip.adapter.file.inbound.PollWork.run(PollWork.java:118)
at oracle.tip.adapter.fw.jca.work.WorkerJob.go(WorkerJob.java:51)
at oracle.tip.adapter.fw.common.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:267)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534)


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