FTP, Win-NT, and xFTP

Krikket krikket at gothpoodle.com
Mon Dec 29 05:49:53 UTC 2003


On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Mo, den 29.12.2003 schrieb Krikket um 05:26:
> > When I ftp to the site, the system hangs when I attempt to do a "ls".
> > This *only* happens (and it happens all the time) when I attempt to use
> > Fedora gftp or even go to a shell prompt and run "ftp foobaz.net".
>
> [ snip ]
>
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Krikket
>
> You ran in to the problem with active and passive ftp mode. You must
> tell your client running in active mode when connecting your ftp server.
>
> 227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,1,101,5,163).
>
> You see, it is telling you the mode. Within gftp I think passive mode is
> the default mode. Switch it by entering teh menu FTP -> Options -> FTP
> -> passive filetransports: no check.

Aha!  That did it!  Thank you very much!

Krikket





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