Begins asynchronous KeepAlive operation. Sends an SSH 'ignore' packet to the server. This can be used to keep firewalls or routers that don't like inactive connection from closing idle session.

Namespace:  Rebex.Net
Assembly:  Rebex.Sftp (in Rebex.Sftp.dll)


Visual Basic
Public Function BeginKeepAlive ( _
	callback As AsyncCallback, _
	state As Object _
) As IAsyncResult
public IAsyncResult BeginKeepAlive(
	AsyncCallback callback,
	Object state


Type: System..::..AsyncCallback
An optional asynchronous callback to be called when the operation is complete.
Type: System..::..Object
A user-provided object that identifies this particular asynchronous operation.

Return Value

An IAsyncResult that references the asynchronous operation.


In builds for .NET 4.0 and higher, this method is available as an extension method. Add 'using Rebex.Legacy' (C#) or 'Import Rebex.Legacy' (VB.NET) to your code in order to use it.

Version Information

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.9, 3.5

See Also