Sends a data packet to the server to keep the connection alive.

      Syntax

      public void KeepAlive()

      Remarks

      This is useful with some firewalls or routers that drop inactive connection.

      Examples

      Shows how to use the KeepAlive method to keep the connection alive.

      using System;
      using ComponentPro.Net;
      
      ...
      
      // Create a new class instance.
      Sftp client = new Sftp();
      
      // Connect to the SFTP server.
      client.Connect("myserver");
      
      // Authenticate.
      client.Authenticate("userName", "password");
      
      // ... 
       
      // Keep the connection alive.
      client.KeepAlive();
      
      // ... 
       
      // Disconnect.
      client.Disconnect();

      Framework

      .NET Compact Framework.NET Compact Framework

      Supported version: 2.0, 3.5, and 3.9
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp.CF (in ComponentPro.Sftp.CF.dll)

      .NET Framework.NET Framework

      Supported version: 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5.x, 4.6.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp (in ComponentPro.Sftp.dll)

      Portable Class Library for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Store AppsPortable Class Library for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Store Apps

      Supported version: 4.6.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp.WinPcl (in ComponentPro.Sftp.WinPcl.dll)

      Universal Windows Platform (includes Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Store Apps and Windows 10 IoT)Universal Windows Platform (includes Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Store Apps and Windows 10 IoT)

      Supported version: 4.6.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp.Uwp (in ComponentPro.Sftp.Uwp.dll)

      Xamarin AndroidXamarin Android

      Supported version: 2.3 and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp.Android (in ComponentPro.Sftp.Android.dll)

      Xamarin MacXamarin Mac

      Supported version: 2.0.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp.Mac (in ComponentPro.Sftp.Mac.dll)

      Xamarin iOSXamarin iOS

      Supported version: 5.1.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.Sftp.iOS (in ComponentPro.Sftp.iOS.dll)

      See Also