THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO:
- EFT Server, version 6.2.5 and later
Can I specify the system type so that I can switch from UNIX to Windows NT?
A SYST request asks for information about the server's operating system. The server accepts this request with code 215. EFT Server, and most servers, respond with 215 UNIX Type: L8:
Some clients disable essential features when they do not see particular strings in the SYST response. If your server requires a particular response, EFT Server provides a registry setting with which you can specify the value returned by the FTP SYST command.
64 bit: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GlobalSCAPE Inc.\EFT Server 4.0\FTPSYSTResponse
32 bit: HKLM\SOFTWARE \GlobalSCAPE Inc.\EFT Server 4.0\FTPSYSTResponse
Value data: Windows_NT
The string value provided in the registry will be truncated to 128 characters, if necessary.
After adding the registry key above, the response is 215 Windows_NT:
For more information about the SYST response, refer to http://cr.yp.to/ftp/syst.html.