Managing Listeners

You can view listeners for webMethods.io MFT. Each listener is associated with a protocol port. Clients can connect to webMethods.io MFT through the configured listeners to transfer files and execute other commands, such as obtaining a directory listing.

Activating or Deactivating a Listener

When you activate a listener, webMethods.io MFT starts the listener and prepares for the file operations. When you deactivate a listener, webMethods.io MFT stops the listener.

To activate and start a listener

  1. On the navigation pane, select Listeners.

  2. Click on an inactive listener.

  3. In the column Running, click the toggle button to activate the listener.

The listener is activated and webMethods.io MFT starts the listener.

To deactivate and stop a listener

  1. On the navigation pane, select Listeners.

  2. Click on an active listener.

  3. In the column Running, click the toggle button to deactivate the listener.

The listener is deactivated and webMethods.io MFT stops the listener.