Re: FTP creates 0 byte file which is locked by System

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Subject: Re: FTP creates 0 byte file which is locked by System
Posted by:  Remy Lebeau \(TeamB\) (no.spam@no.spam.com)
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008

"Gordon Kästner" <Meta7…@arcor.de> wrote in message
news:FEACD18B1352E340Meta7…@arcor.de...

> i have the problem that sometimes if the indy FTP-Client wants
> to upload a file the indy FTP-Server creates a 0 byte file which
> is locked by the system-process. The really anoying is that this
> file is not deleteable or renameable (cause its locked by SYSTEM).
> Is this a known problem?

That typically happens if the client is unable to establish a data
connection to the server after the file is initially created.  That usually
means that either the client or server is behind a router/firewall that is
blocking the connection.

Gambit

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FTP creates 0 byte file which is locked by System posted by Gordon_Kästner on Wed, 30 Apr 2008