Topic "Trouble SFTP connection TimeOut Setting"

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johnHuynh
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Hi;

I tried to change the TimeOut on a SFTP connection to a different value, but its appear that WinSCP doesn't accept new value, and default to 15 sec. The new value is accept for FTP connection. I even tried to use winscp.com /timeout=150 parameter, but its still doesn't work and default to 15 sec instead of 150 seconds.

I'm using Winscp 4.2.3 version.

Thanks
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martin
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Do you want to configure timeout for connection attempt?
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johnHuynh
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I want to configured the "Server Response Timeout" for one of my stored session. If I open the connection through UI, the new value is accepted, however, if I open the connection through command-line winscp.com /script=scriptfile, the new value is not accepted and default to 15 sec.

The scriptfile has stored session information and its should accept new value for the server response timeout.
Code:

option batch on
option confirm off
open store@sssionname
lcd c:\testing
cd /prod/in
put -delete *.*
close
exit


Thank for your help.
john.
martin
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So do you have stored session "store@sssionname" that has the timeout set?
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johnHuynh
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Yes, I put 150 secs in the "Server response timeout" on "store@sssionname". As I mentioned before, using UI, the 150 sec is accepted, but using
Code:
winscp.com /script=scriptfile.txt
, its default to 15 secs.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
John.[/code]
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Please post a log file.
Use /log command-line switch:
http://winscp.net/eng/docs/commandline
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Below log listing of two different sessions with exact same stored "user1@localhost" session, UI and via winscp.com /script=scriptfile.txt /log=log.txt

[log]
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 WinSCP Version 4.3.5 (Build 1463) (OS 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3)
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Configuration: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2\
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Local account: ACCOUNT NAME REMOVED
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Login time: Thursday, October 27, 2011 10:52:25 AM
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Session name: user1@localhost (Modified stored session)
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Host name: localhost (Port: 22)
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 User name: user1 (Password: Yes, Key file: No)
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Tunnel: No
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Transfer Protocol: SFTP
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Ping type: -, Ping interval: 30 sec; Timeout: 150 sec
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Proxy: none
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 SSH protocol version: 2; Compression: No
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Bypass authentication: No
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Try agent: Yes; Agent forwarding: No; TIS/CryptoCard: No; KI: Yes; GSSAPI: No
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Ciphers: aes,blowfish,3des,WARN,arcfour,des; Ssh2DES: No
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 SSH Bugs: -,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 SFTP Bugs: -,-
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Return code variable: Autodetect; Lookup user groups: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.544 Shell: default
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 EOL: 0, UTF: 2
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 Clear aliases: Yes, Unset nat.vars: Yes, Resolve symlinks: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 LS: ls -la, Ign LS warn: Yes, Scp1 Comp: No
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 Local directory: default, Remote directory: home, Update: No, Cache: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 Cache directory changes: Yes, Permanent: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 DST mode: 1
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.560 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.576 Looking up host "localhost"
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.622 Connecting to 127.0.0.1 port 22
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.638 Server version: SSH-2.0-CoreFTP-0.2.2
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.638 We believe remote version has SSH-2 ignore bug
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.638 Using SSH protocol version 2
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.638 We claim version: SSH-2.0-WinSCP_release_4.3.5
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.638 Using Diffie-Hellman with standard group "group14"
. 2011-10-27 10:52:25.638 Doing Diffie-Hellman key exchange with hash SHA-1
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Host key fingerprint is:
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 ssh-rsa 1024 be:8d:1c:02:f0:8b:0a:2d:a9:f3:48:df:8d:11:c8:71
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Initialised AES-256 CBC client->server encryption
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Initialised HMAC-SHA1 client->server MAC algorithm
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Initialised AES-256 CBC server->client encryption
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Initialised HMAC-SHA1 server->client MAC algorithm
! 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Using username "user1".
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Prompt (7, SSH password, , &Password: )
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.965 Using stored password.
. 2011-10-27 10:52:26.981 Sent password
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Access granted
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Opened channel for session
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Started a shell/command
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Using SFTP protocol.
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Doing startup conversation with host.
> 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Type: SSH_FXP_INIT, Size: 5, Number: -1
< 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Type: SSH_FXP_VERSION, Size: 5, Number: -1
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 SFTP version 3 negotiated.
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 We believe the server has signed timestamps bug
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 We will use UTF-8 strings for status messages only
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Getting current directory name.
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Getting real path for '.'
> 2011-10-27 10:52:28.839 Type: SSH_FXP_REALPATH, Size: 10, Number: 16
< 2011-10-27 10:52:28.870 Type: SSH_FXP_NAME, Size: 23, Number: 16
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.870 Real path is '/'
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.870 Listing directory "/".
> 2011-10-27 10:52:28.870 Type: SSH_FXP_OPENDIR, Size: 10, Number: 267
< 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Type: SSH_FXP_HANDLE, Size: 22, Number: 267
> 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Type: SSH_FXP_READDIR, Size: 22, Number: 524
< 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Type: SSH_FXP_NAME, Size: 528, Number: 524
> 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Type: SSH_FXP_READDIR, Size: 22, Number: 780
< 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Type: SSH_FXP_STATUS, Size: 28, Number: 780
< 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Status code: 1
> 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Type: SSH_FXP_CLOSE, Size: 22, Number: 1028
. 2011-10-27 10:52:28.886 Startup conversation with host finished.


. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 WinSCP Version 4.3.5 (Build 1463) (OS 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3)
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Configuration: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2\
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Local account: ACCOUNT NAME REMOVED
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Login time: Thursday, October 27, 2011 10:53:27 AM
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Session name: user1@localhost (Modified stored session)
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Host name: localhost (Port: 22)
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 User name: user1 (Password: Yes, Key file: No)
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Tunnel: No
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Transfer Protocol: SFTP (SCP)
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Ping type: -, Ping interval: 30 sec; Timeout: 15 sec
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Proxy: none
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 SSH protocol version: 2; Compression: No
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Bypass authentication: No
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Try agent: Yes; Agent forwarding: No; TIS/CryptoCard: No; KI: Yes; GSSAPI: No
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Ciphers: aes,blowfish,3des,WARN,arcfour,des; Ssh2DES: No
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 SSH Bugs: -,-,-,-,-,-,-,-,-
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 SFTP Bugs: -,-
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Return code variable: Autodetect; Lookup user groups: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Shell: default
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 EOL: 0, UTF: 2
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Clear aliases: Yes, Unset nat.vars: Yes, Resolve symlinks: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 LS: ls -la, Ign LS warn: Yes, Scp1 Comp: No
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Local directory: default, Remote directory: home, Update: No, Cache: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Cache directory changes: Yes, Permanent: Yes
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 DST mode: 1
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.255 Looking up host "localhost"
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.270 Connecting to 127.0.0.1 port 22
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.270 Server version: SSH-2.0-CoreFTP-0.2.2
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.270 We believe remote version has SSH-2 ignore bug
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.270 Using SSH protocol version 2
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.270 We claim version: SSH-2.0-WinSCP_release_4.3.5
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.286 Using Diffie-Hellman with standard group "group14"
. 2011-10-27 10:53:27.286 Doing Diffie-Hellman key exchange with hash SHA-1
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.176 Host key fingerprint is:
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.176 ssh-rsa 1024 be:8d:1c:02:f0:8b:0a:2d:a9:f3:48:df:8d:11:c8:71
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.176 Initialised AES-256 CBC client->server encryption
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.176 Initialised HMAC-SHA1 client->server MAC algorithm
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Initialised AES-256 CBC server->client encryption
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Initialised HMAC-SHA1 server->client MAC algorithm
! 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Using username "user1".
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Prompt (7, SSH password, , &Password: )
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Using stored password.
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Sent password
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Access granted
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.192 Opened channel for session
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Started a shell/command
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Using SFTP protocol.
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Doing startup conversation with host.
> 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Type: SSH_FXP_INIT, Size: 5, Number: -1
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Type: SSH_FXP_VERSION, Size: 5, Number: -1
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 SFTP version 3 negotiated.
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 We believe the server has signed timestamps bug
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 We will use UTF-8 strings for status messages only
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Getting current directory name.
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Getting real path for '.'
> 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Type: SSH_FXP_REALPATH, Size: 10, Number: 16
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Type: SSH_FXP_NAME, Size: 23, Number: 16
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Real path is '/'
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Startup conversation with host finished.
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Script: Active session: [1] user1@localhost
> 2011-10-27 10:53:28.207 Script: lcd c:\messages\
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Script: c:\messages\out
> 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Script: cd /dev/in
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Changing directory to "/dev/in".
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Getting real path for '/dev/in'
> 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Type: SSH_FXP_REALPATH, Size: 16, Number: 272
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Type: SSH_FXP_STATUS, Size: 29, Number: 272
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Status code: 2, Message: 272, Server: No such file, Language:
* 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 (ECommand) Error changing directory to '/dev/in'.
* 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Cannot get real path for '/dev/in'.
* 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 No such file or directory.
* 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Error code: 2
* 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Error message from server: No such file
* 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Request code: 16
< 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Script: /
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Script: Failed
> 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Script: close
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Closing connection.
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Sending special code: 12
. 2011-10-27 10:53:28.254 Sent EOF message
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I suppose (hope) that the account "ACCOUNT NAME REMOVED" was the same, wasn't it?
If it was, please check my email with link to a debug version that I have just sent.
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Thanks; I finally know what the problem was; its was within my script. During the trouble shooting with the Debug version, I realized that instead of open the stored session, I had the winscp.com open entirely new connection,
Code:
open username:password@host:port
, in which the default timeout is set at 15 sec.

Thanks for your help.
John.
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johnHuynh wrote:
Thanks; I finally know what the problem was; its was within my script. During the trouble shooting with the Debug version, I realized that instead of open the stored session, I had the winscp.com open entirely new connection,
Code:
open username:password@host:port
, in which the default timeout is set at 15 sec.

Thanks for your help.
John.


I have tried to set a timeout value in version 5.1.7 usign a script file.
I tried -timeout=120 as a parm to the Open command in the script
I tried /timeout=120 as a parm to the winscp call in the DOS window

Sorry, the timeout in the log is always 15:
Ping type: -, Ping interval: 30 sec; Timeout: 15 sec
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BigDaddyE_ wrote:
I have tried to set a timeout value in version 5.1.7 usign a script file.
I tried -timeout=120 as a parm to the Open command in the script

This is correct.

Quote:
Sorry, the timeout in the log is always 15:
Ping type: -, Ping interval: 30 sec; Timeout: 15 sec

Please attach a full log file showing the problem (using the latest version of WinSCP, ideally using WnSCP 5.2.3 beta).

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I am having this issue when I have a session invoked from Excel using VBA. I have tried several different syntax approaches but cannot find one that works. How can I set the session timespan timeout option to 100 using VBA?
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jirlbeck wrote:
I am having this issue when I have a session invoked from Excel using VBA. I have tried several different syntax approaches but cannot find one that works. How can I set the session timespan timeout option to 100 using VBA?

Duplicate post:
http://winscp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=50303#50303
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