HowTo increase FTP-Open timeout (ehost error)
Mon Jul 16 14:13:03 CEST 2001
> I'm using the FTP-Module to open 32 ftp conections with 32
> mobiles. Sometimes I see an "ehost" error when I try to open
> a connection. The problem is that it takes sometimes more
> than 60secs to open a connection.
> Does somebody know how to increase the timer for this ehost-error?
The short answer is that it is not possible. It appears to be hard coded as
-define(OPEN_TIMEOUT,60*1000). in ftp.erl
This is used directly in the gen_tcp:connect/4 call so it is not
configurable at runtime.
Your options are:
* Change the -define and recompile
* Modify ftp.erl to make it a configureable parameter..
* Ask Ericsson to change it in the next patch release.
If you fancy having a go at making it configurable you always have the
option to send it to erlang-maintainers@REDACTED requesting that they
include your changes.
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