File transfer service settings

Use this page to configure the service that transfers files from the deployment manager to individual remote nodes. To view this console page, click System Administration > Node agents > node_agent_name > File transfer service.


Enable service at server startup

Whether the server attempts to start the specified service. Some services are always enabled and disregard this property if set. This setting is enabled by default.

Information Value
Data type Boolean
Default true


Retries count

Number of times you want the file transfer service to retry sending or receiving a file after a communication failure occurs.

Information Value
Data type Integer
Default 3

If the retries count setting is blank, the file transfer service sets the default to 3. If the retries count setting is 0, the file transfer service does not retry. The default is the recommended value.


Retry wait time

Number of seconds that the file transfer service waits before it retries a failed file transfer.

Information Value
Data type Integer
Default 10

If the retry wait time setting is blank, the code sets the default to 10. If the retry wait time setting is 0, the file transfer service does not wait between retries. The default is the recommended value.


Related concepts

  • Remote files services for file transfer and file synchronization


    Related tasks

  • Configure remote file services

  • Custom property collection