Managing Listeners

You can view listeners for MFT. Each listener is associated with a protocol port. Clients can connect to 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, MFT starts the listener and prepares for the file operations. When you deactivate a listener, MFT stops the listener.

To activate or deactivate a listener

  1. On the navigation pane, select Listeners.

  2. In the Running column, click the toggle button icon or icon to activate or deactivate the listener respectively.