Slow FTP response after a change directory (CWD) when using NFS

(Doc ID 1537337.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 9.0 to 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

FTP clients report a slow response and even application timeouts whenever issuing a change directory (CWD) into a directory with tens of thousands of files.

The FTP server is mounting these large directories via NFS.

Cause

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