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Monitoring logins over TCP/IP using FTP

ISeries PC/Windows connectivity expert explains how to set FTP exit programs to monitor user activity.

If a user has authority to log in over TCP/IP using FTP, how can I determine when they have logged in after the event? And even better, how can I see what they have done?
It is possible to set FTP exit programs to do exactly what you are asking for. This can be done by the following:
  • Writing your own program. This program will be called for FTP activity and you will be able to monitor and even control the requests.
  • Buy solutions for monitoring security events for remote connections to iSeries (including FTP ODBC and remote command access). All these tools can monitor and log requests.

For FTP we have two exit programs:

This was last published in March 2008

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