[thelist] Ftp problems [ot]

Dave Preston caffiend at simianbrotherhood.org
Wed Nov 28 21:20:13 CST 2001

Check to see if the clients are using passive mode ftp. If they aren't
and are behind a firewall they should be, if they already are then
something else is wrong.


On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 09:22:37PM -0500, ted serbinski wrote:
> Ok I'm trying to setup a ftp server on my computer.
> I tried IIS but that failed. I tried this War-FTP client program and it
> seems to work sorta. It works for people on my internal network (we are
> behind a router sharing the same line) and it works for people not
> behind a firewall. But if someone is behind a firewall it won't work at
> all. I'm also behind a firewall.
> Any ideas/programs for making this work for someone behind a firewall to
> access my files behind a firewall?
> I've tried everything and nothing is working.
> Thanks
> ted
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